cable lube

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by scarylarry88, Apr 23, 2013.

  1. scarylarry88

    scarylarry88 Member

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    hi have 2003 heritage softail with stainless steel cables, what is a good lube for all of them? also heard that dark oils will discolor casings ,maybe silicone instead. all help is appreciated thanks in advance.
     
  2. kdaddy

    kdaddy Active Member

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    I use Inox lube. I get it at the hd shop. It has a small stainless tube that fits right into the cable end. Works great. I avoid graphite because of the gritty mess and never use wd 40 as a lube. It is for water displacement and evaporates.
     
  3. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    Stick with silicone or teflon type cable lubes and you should be fine.
     
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  4. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    Can remember if it's called dry glide or dry slide but that's what I use and it works really well. Nice thing about it it goes on wet but dries to a powder and it has a nice long needle to get down into the cable.
     
  5. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    I like using Kano Kroil Penetrating Oil. Gets into everything!

    TQ
     
  6. HOLY DIVER

    HOLY DIVER Junior Member

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    i use silicon lube,but since i switched to barnett cables don't have to do it as often
     
  7. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    I use Marvel mystery oil, followed by silicone spray lube on the outside
     
  8. Webbtron

    Webbtron Banned

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    I use what ever Jack uses...I really like the MMoil.
     
  9. Taildraggerdave

    Taildraggerdave Active Member

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    It's the oil that creeps....
    Do you notice a difference using it?
    How do you apply it. Drip it down the cable or the the baggy trick?

    Thanks,
    Dave