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Old 07-09-2016, 06:12 PM   #1
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Greaseing hitch

Hello, thanks for you input, I am new to this and have a Bullet Premier 32BHS, and was wondering what type of grease do you guys use to put on the hitch before hooking the trailer up?

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Old 07-09-2016, 07:07 PM   #2
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I use this grease for the hitch ball.
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Old 07-10-2016, 05:20 AM   #3
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Hello, thanks for you input, I am new to this and have a Bullet Premier 32BHS, and was wondering what type of grease do you guys use to put on the hitch before hooking the trailer up?

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Canadian Tire marine grease. The CT marine grease adheres very well and does not separate and leave a puddle when hot outside.

This year I standardized to using this grease on the suspension components (wet bolts) and all hitch components (ProPride bearings, ball and bars), but use Dexter approve Shell grease on the wheel bearings.
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Old 07-10-2016, 08:38 AM   #4
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I got fed up with getting black crap all over everything, so I cleaned it all off and now use Vasoline. It doesn't last as long as grease, but it's cheap so I put on a little every time I hitch up. When it gets on me or on my clothes, it is much easier to clean up than grease and doesn't ruin my clothes. Of course I only use this on the hitch and weight distribution, would never use it on anything else because it's not as good as grease.
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Old 07-19-2016, 04:27 PM   #5
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thanks for you comments guys
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Old 07-22-2016, 06:09 PM   #6
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Gr8' question

Gr8' question actually. I have recently move from PUP to TT and had a whole new hich and WD put on. But doesn't seem like they greased the ball etc as they did when I took possession of my pup.

So, I think Can Tire here I come!!
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Old 07-23-2016, 02:35 PM   #7
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Gr8' question actually. I have recently move from PUP to TT and had a whole new hich and WD put on. But doesn't seem like they greased the ball etc as they did when I took possession of my pup.

So, I think Can Tire here I come!!
I thought my dealer did a good job setting up my WDH when we bought our first TT. Then I read through the manual for the WDH and saw where they recommend placing lube. That's when I realized the dealer didn't put grease anywhere.
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Old 10-21-2016, 12:48 PM   #8
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Re: Greaseing hitch

I use white lithium grease. After I disconnect my truck from the trailer I put a hitch ball cover over the ball to keep me from getting grease on my clothes or legs.
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Old 10-21-2016, 03:20 PM   #9
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Re: Greaseing hitch

I have never used grease. I know many disagree with that but when my hitch was first set up the guy who installed it said it was not needed so I have never used any.
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Old 10-28-2016, 01:32 PM   #10
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Re: Greaseing hitch

I use something similar to WD 40 but a bit heavier(can't recall the name), just spray on the ball each time I hook up.
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Old 10-28-2016, 02:36 PM   #11
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Re: Greaseing hitch

I could be wrong but I thought all the new style hitches use those plates that look like a disc that just go over the pin on your fifth wheel. That is what mine is. has no grease. just put a little grease on the pin and jaws and that's it. its called a lube plate/disc
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