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Posted by: Phil TITLE: BALLOON:   new departure squeal
Does anyone know what the loud squeal reverberating through my frame when I brake is? I cleaned and relubed the hub with 30wt. oil one the brake discs and grease in the bearings etc. I cleaned another hub on a different bike(new d hub also) and relubed with white lithium grease and got similar results; loud squealing mostly during hard braking. The oil lubed brake works much better. Thanks, Phil
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Posted by NBHAA.COM
NEVER use grease anywhere internally on New Departure hubs, except for the bearings. Using grease WILL ultimately damage the clutch pack and cause squealing, not reduce it. New Departure hubs were never designed to use grease- which is why they came with oil holes!
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Posted by Gary M
redo it with generous amount of standard automotive wheel bearing grease, every inch of every part inside. end of problem.
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