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For those of you who know or whoever greased up your own truck mount blowers before I’m using this grease at the moment this is all I could fine do you guys think it will be OK since it is not a high temperature grease and it is a lithium grease
 
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I believe you really should be using high temperature grease, it is usually available all most auto part stores (AutoZone or O'Reilly).
BTW replacing the grease cartridge always frustrates me and all I do is make a mess and it seems like grease is going everywhere except into the blower nipples. I think I need to enroll into a class at our local community college to figure out how to use a grease gun or something
 

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I got my first dual splash (oil lubricated) blower back in 2007.
I will never ever own another grease-able blower ever.
 

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Those blowers can get pretty hot. I doubt that particular grease is safe and I certainly would never use it no matter what anyone says. It should be a simple matter to find the right grease at a local auto store or even Wal-mart. I'd stick to what the manual says or a suitable equivalent. Grease is cheap but blowers aren't, and neither are blower repairs. Is this a Roots blower that needs greasing? Here's the one Jondon recommends that's probably safe, but I'd still make sure. Should be able to get something local a lot cheaper. https://www.jondon.com/blower-grease.html
 
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You need a high temp grease for sure.
I bought a tube on Amazon
 

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Any auto parts store sells mystik jp8 high temp red grease ( ive used it for years with zero failures), dont lock your blower up man. Lithium grease is no where near rated for the heat that blower is gonna produce.
 

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I believe it should be rated EP , extreme pressure.
Mobile one is ok but runs watery I thought . . .
Fill it until you hear it squirt out .
 

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I got my first dual splash (oil lubricated) blower back in 2007.
I will never ever own another grease-able blower ever.
Hmmm, usually a blower still has to be greased. The grease is for the bearings, and the oil is for the lobes.
 

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No grease sealed bearings on both ends
 

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For those of you who know or whoever greased up your own truck mount blowers before I’m using this grease at the moment this is all I could fine do you guys think it will be OK since it is not a high temperature grease and it is a lithium grease
If you have to shop online to find the right lube, so be it, but please please please don't use standard-duty lithium grease in that lovely, heavy, expensive blower.
 

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My machine runs the Sutorbuilt 47LR I believe. Was told by Nick Nellos or Jay to grease every 50 hrs. Sutorbuilt told me that’s way too much.