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Old 09-09-2017, 05:55 PM   #1
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How would a good white grease work in your steering box?
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Old 09-09-2017, 06:02 PM   #2
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It won't work in mine, or, any other Model A box as far as I'm concerned.
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Old 09-09-2017, 07:01 PM   #3
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PennRite steering box lube. No leaky.
Or the 600 the dealers sell.
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Old 09-09-2017, 07:32 PM   #4
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I use cotton picker spindle grease,it is $5.per quart at tractor supply.It carries an 00 designation,and if you look at the specs for Penrite it seems to have most of the same ones.It's actually used in a lot of high pressure applications.The pressures between the gears in an A steering box are kind of wimpy compared what farm machinery components go through.I haven't read the bottle in a while,but I seem to remember it lists it's usage for corn heads too.
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Old 09-10-2017, 06:36 AM   #5
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What's a "corn head"?

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Old 09-10-2017, 06:53 AM   #6
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Combine spindle grease.
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Old 09-10-2017, 08:38 AM   #7
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It's the attachment on the front of a combine for harvesting corn. It snaps the ears off the stalks and carries them into the combine where the kernels are shelled off the cobs. When harvesting wheat or other small grain, a "grain head" is attached to the combine.
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Old 09-10-2017, 09:16 AM   #8
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I use a little STP in the box to help things slide.
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Old 09-10-2017, 03:14 PM   #9
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I use 50% stp and 50% John Deere corn head grease (available at your local J D store for about $4 a tube) in my transmission and rear end and straight corn head grease in the steering box. Also use it in my 6' rotary mower gearbox and anywhere 90+ weight would go. Its very slippery and this stuff doesn't leak out .
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Old 09-10-2017, 03:30 PM   #10
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I would suggest what Ford used, namely 600W.

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