which grease for rudder?

Discussion in 'Inboards' started by pasty63, Mar 24, 2008.

  1. pasty63
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    pasty63 Junior Member

    I have a 1986 Bayliner 3270 that has been out of the water for 5 months while I replace tanks and engine stringers etc. I noticed yesterday while pulling the shafts that the rudders have a zerk at the top of their shaft housing. None of the maintenance literature I have specifies an lubricant for this part - what would be a good grease for this area?
  2. Cuervo
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    Cuervo New Member

    I just bought some grease for my rudder. There is a grease that is named "marine grease". I purchased mine at the local auto parts store but I'm sure you can get it at marina.

    Good Luck!
  3. longliner45
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    longliner45 Senior Member

    lithium is ok ,,the marine grease is good too ,
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