bluish greenish gunk

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by RideTheLightning, Oct 3, 2010.

  1. RideTheLightning

    RideTheLightning Active Member

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    I just got back in from the rain, was drying off the bike and came across some goopy bluish-green gunk just above the fork. Seems like a lubricant to keep the handlebars turning well, but I just wanted to be sure. It is about the consistency of gel. Should I keep it on there or wipe it off? Thanks. :)
     
  2. maine-e-axe

    maine-e-axe Junior Member

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    Sounds like neck bearing grease.
     
  3. Breeze3at

    Breeze3at Well-Known Member

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    It's probably grease from the neck bearings. Wipe it off, the parts that need lube are not visible, it's just overfill. Better too much than not enough. If you have had the bike a while, and it wasn't there before, you might want to investigate why it's coming out now.
     
  4. sprinklerfitter669

    sprinklerfitter669 Junior Member

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    Did you have it in for service recently ?
    Maybe they added to much
     
  5. RideTheLightning

    RideTheLightning Active Member

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    ah, ok
    nah, I think I just never noticed it.
    Nope, have not had it in for service recently.


    Thanks guys.
     
  6. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Wipe it down good, ride it thru some corners and recheck it, does it steer good lock to lock and how does the fall away feel?
     
  7. RideTheLightning

    RideTheLightning Active Member

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    Everything seems ok. Looks like it was extra that I never noticed.
     
  8. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Good to Go:D