Two Questions...... - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-16-2011, 06:49 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 16
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Two Questions......

What type of grease is recommended for the slip joint on the rear drive shaft? I have taken mine apart twice and used the Ford Teflon based grease both times, and it doesn't seem to last very long in my opinion....CV joint grease?? The blue coating was visually in very good shape the last time I had it apart, so I think some better grease may help the situation a little..

Second question...My brakes are getting a little interesting... Early build '08 dually, 125k miles (mostly highway-unloaded), original owner as well. Brake pads, front and rear still have 50% or so thickness left, but it seems to take more and more pedal effort to get decent brake action. All the other PSD's in our smal fleet with similar miles and original brakes take much less effort. Would a brake fluid change help? I tried that once and it didn't have any effect on things-seems to be getting worse with time...Hyd. brake booster getting a little tired perhaps. Any ideas??

Thanks,
Mike
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors