Re: Zerks !
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Re: Zerks !



unscrew em and clean them out

On 6/22/16, Hall, Ricky L <ricky.l.hall@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Why is it so hard to get grease thru a Zerk fitting!?  Changed the oil,
> filter and lubed the '62 Dart wagon last night.  Started out with the Zerks
> because I expected the battle.  Good quality Lincoln pistol grip grease gun
> and quality grease.  Ball joints upper and lower no problemo.  But several
> tie-rod ends just feel solid and don't seem to take any grease.  Using a
> straight tip it squeezes out around the tip.  Using a 90 degree tip that
> clips on same story.  Use a needle tip get a perfect seal, yet it's just
> solid when trying to pump grease......
>
> OK - Is it just me or what.  All new suspension 3 years ago and 2,000 miles
> ago...........  Is that why, the new ball joints just fit tightly together
> blocking the grease flow?
>
> Even when lubing my 2008 GMC ¾ ton truck which has 11 zerks, it always seems
> a pain and a giant mess.  About to throw in the towel and go have it done
> with a pneumatic grease gun.  I do see Lincoln makes a handheld power grease
> gun.  But then again with no lift your crawling around underneath trying to
> get in all these tight places, making getting a seal on the Zerk even
> tougher........
>
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