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Old 12-05-2012, 07:17 AM
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that i needed to fill the diffs and grease the dog bones in my savage x ss. anybody know how to do this? , thanks all
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:26 AM
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Savage central has a great how to on their main page
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:08 AM
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:25 AM
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grease the dogbones?
uhh that would attract dirt, and debris to hold on and would probably cause more damage than anything...

as for the diffs yes you need diff oil (or HPI uses grease)
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yeah, that sounded wierd to me too. maybe i misunderstood the guy, so should i just leave the dog bones alone?
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How long have you had your Savage?
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:31 AM
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its a savage x ss 4.6 roller that i just bought from some guy, he said it has been sitting for about a year now, but it is VERY VERY clean
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I know some folks who do grease their dog bones (and I believe they use dust caps to prevent build-up), but I personally would not advise it. As long as you keep it clean (i.e. every five tanks remove the dog bones from the drive cups and clean it all out) there is no need for grease. WD-40 after cleaning it might not hurt. The whole idea (as you probably know) is to ensure there is nothing that would affect the mesh between the dog bone and drive up, causing friction.

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Thanks JohnP, (great info)
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