|09-26-2009, 06:38 PM||eBay Motors #1 (permalink)|
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Join Date: Feb 2008
I know there have been a few posts on this subject but I'm still stumped and can't find my last couple grease points.
Here is what I have found and greased thus far:
Upper and lower ball joints (4)
Inner and outer tie rods (4)
Center Link (2)
I've greased the 2 joints that connect the idler arm and pitman arm to the center link. These point straight up. I counted these as my Center Link fittings above.
I don't know if there are more fittings on the Pitman and Idler arm? Also, is the Drag Link the same as the Center Link?
I believe I'm missing at least one fitting but can't seem to find it anywhere.
2012 3500 DRW
|09-26-2009, 06:43 PM||eBay Motors #2 (permalink)|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Beer Tent Capital of the World
These are the ones you have on the front of your truck. There are 11!
2 - Upper ball joints
2 - Lower ball joints
2 - Outer tie rod ends
2 - Inner tie rod ends
2 - Idler arm (one on top and one on the ball joint)
1 - Pittman arm
2003 Chevy 2500hd crew cab 4x4, D/A
Just a few aftermarket goodies
|09-26-2009, 06:44 PM||eBay Motors #3 (permalink)|
Join Date: Jun 2009
try googling "duramax grease fittings" the pics were gone on the links I found but this is the list they all repeat, 11 total:
2- outer tie rod ends
2- inner tie rod ends
2- upper ball joints
2- lower ball joints
2- idler arm
1- pitman arm
2012 Denali HD CC/SB
2005 CC/SB Duramax/Allison - gone to new home
|11-09-2009, 05:14 PM||eBay Motors #6 (permalink)|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: South Dakota
Whats the recommended grease for these fittings?
07 Sierra 2500HD CC SB Classic. Loaded
4" Rancho Susp. Lift
K&N Intake-Edge Evo Race CS-Diamond Eye Downpipe
20" Helo Maxx 8's 305/55/R20 Mickey Thompson ATZ's
Husker Diesel - 402-502-6961www.centralfloridaduramax.com
|11-09-2009, 05:57 PM||eBay Motors #7 (permalink)|
When greasing these fittings, do you just pump grease until it starts to come out?
2007.5 Silverado 2500HD LMM
MBRP 4" Turbo back exhaust, EFILive, H.I.Ds, Billstien 5100's, 18" XD Monsters, Nitto Trail Grabbers, Cognito UCA.
|11-09-2009, 07:41 PM||eBay Motors #9 (permalink)|
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Dalton, Pa
I know the upper and lower ball joins have rubber boots that hold grease, just pump until they start to buldge. if you overfill they pop and will squirt grease out the sides. This isn't the end of the world but it will wear them out faster. These rubber boots will also dryrot eventually causing them to leak grease. Salt plays a big factor in this to for those of us in the cold climates. I know there is another fitting or 2 with a boot but I'm drawing a blank as to where it is. If there isn't a boot, just pump until you can see the grease coming out.
I personally use Lucus Red N Tacky, and I grease everytime I change the oil.
|11-10-2009, 06:45 AM||eBay Motors #10 (permalink)|
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Burnsville, Minnesota
LB7 - 2003 w/ cranked t-bars, rear airbags, lvl2 Bullydog PowerPup, and running BFG A/T KO 285s. I love my Duramax!