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Suzuki Moly Paste

I know plenty of people have turned to Honda Moly paste for lubing their drive-shaft splines due to the scarcity of the Suzuki Moly paste at the local stealerships. So, I would like to share that recently I found Suzuki Moly Paste for sale on Amazon:



doesn't ship fast... but it's about half the price of my local stealership.

Many people still reccomend the Honda Moly over the Suzuki due to the fact that the Honda Moly tends to stick around better, longer.

Now, one of my local Suzuki certified guys at a local metric shop swears that the Amsoil Synthetic Polymeric Off-Road Grease - he claims it stays on even better than the Honda Moly paste... although looking at the price they seem about the same. Anyone have experience with the Amsoil stuff? I ask because generally I've come to expect only the best out of Amsoil.



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Better than all 3 of those: Mobil 1 Fully Synthetic Grease. Best grease made by man. No need for moly, waterproof, long lasting, better anti-friction properties and much more sticky. Go to Mobil and check out the facts.

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Better than all 3 of those: Mobil 1 Fully Synthetic Grease. Best grease made by man. No need for moly, waterproof, long lasting, better anti-friction properties and much more sticky. Go to Mobil and check out the facts.

I agree that the Mobil 1 is a very good grease, just NOT for the splines. Read this:

Motorcycle Shaft Drive Grease

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Better than all 3 of those: Mobil 1 Fully Synthetic Grease. Best grease made by man. No need for moly, waterproof, long lasting, better anti-friction properties and much more sticky. Go to Mobil and check out the facts.

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do you have any idea of the availability of this stuff? I'm hoping to be able to get it at a local auto store.

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No offense to anyone buy I'll stick to my Industrial grade ( really) waterproof 80% moly paste that I bought 2 small pots from an industrial lubrication site online.

This stuff is certified for Heavy Equipment ( ie dozers and multi-kilowatt generators)



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I still have a tube of Mercruiser QuickSilver engine coupler spline grease from my boating days. It is meant to stand up to the rigors of a marine environment, the heavy load of an automotive engine and high RPM operation. It works very well for the motorcycle application, doesn't thin out under load and stays put, very well.

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do you have any idea of the availability of this stuff? I'm hoping to be able to get it at a local auto store.
Autozone, O'Reilly, Checker, just about all of them have it.

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I agree that the Mobil 1 is a very good grease, just NOT for the splines. Read this:

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Nice article. But doesn't persuade me to use the moly-stuff. M1 Syn is a high temperature, high pressure grease. I've used it on splines (4wd drive lines & hubs, drive shafts and those underwater angle-gear thingamajigs) and when checking them (years later) guess what....it's still there and no wear.

M1 Syn grease is designed for disc-brake wheel bearings that get a lot hotter than splines!

Moly is old school.

And, if you read it completely it also says that the other type of grease (Krytox) is good to use....guess what again....it's almost the exact same thing as M1 Fully Syn, just leaves a teflon residue whereas the M1 leaves a lithium-polyalphaolefin residue. I'm a chemist, they are almost the same thing. Same properties, same temps.

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Nice article. But doesn't persuade me to use the moly-stuff. M1 Syn is a high temperature, high pressure grease. I've used it on splines (4wd drive lines & hubs, drive shafts and those underwater angle-gear thingamajigs) and when checking them (years later) guess what....it's still there and no wear.

M1 Syn grease is designed for disc-brake wheel bearings that get a lot hotter than splines!

Moly is old school.

And, if you read it completely it also says that the other type of grease (Krytox) is good to use....guess what again....it's almost the exact same thing as M1 Fully Syn, just leaves a teflon residue whereas the M1 leaves a lithium-polyalphaolefin residue. I'm a chemist, they are almost the same thing. Same properties, same temps.
"underwater angle-gear thingamajigs", you sure do not speak (write) as one who has earned a PHD in Chem. LOL!

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You did notice this is a 7 1/2 year old thread. Only one member is still on here.

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