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Old 04-23-2012, 05:29 PM   #1
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Lubricating rack and pinion on slider

I just bought a used 2010 30 ft Puma and am trying to lubricate everything that needs it. This come to the slider. Do I need to lube the rack and pinion mechanism under the unit. If so what do I use. It seem grease would collect dirt.

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I have used silicone spray on rack and pinion gears for 4 years. Also on step pivot points.


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They also make regular RV slide out lube.. I found it on sale, at a Wally World a couple of years ago.. Works good and doesn't collect dirt. I also use silicone lube, when I have it.
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:12 PM   #4
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dry slide lube...$12-$15 a can.
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