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Old 01-04-2015, 10:18 PM   #1
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Lubricant for slides

Any suggestions for a lubricant for our slide?? Seen a lot, want something that works well and lasts.

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Old 01-04-2015, 11:06 PM   #2
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Any suggestions for a lubricant for our slide?? Seen a lot, want something that works well and lasts.
You have a choice, buy the specialty slide-lube or buy something like Dri-slide lubricant. Both apply wet, the carrier dries to leave a dry lubricating film. DO NOT use oil or grease, they combine with road dirt to form a crude grinding compound.

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For the gear track (assuming it is rack & pinion drive), use either nothing at all or a dry silicone lube spray. Use nothing sticky - it traps dirt which is a real no-no.

For the rubber seals around the edges, a spray such as 303 Protectant may help keep them supple longer.
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Another vote for dry lube, it will not attract the crud oil or similar products do.
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Newar says to only use talcum power for the gaskets and that makes sense. Wrorks great!
+ 2 on dry silicone for the gears. 303 is another great product use it on decals, roofs, covers, slides on 5th wheel
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