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[Datsun 1200 encyclopedia]

Chassis Lube

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Categories: Front Axle And Front Suspension | Propeller Shaft And Differential Carrier

Chassis Lube or "Grease job" should be done every 12 months.

  1. Driveshaft (tailshaft) - both u-joints
    • Most driveshafts have sealed joints. Some are replaceable, can be removed and repacked.
    • Some have non-replaceable joints.
  2. Steering Linkage
    • 4 side rod ends
    • both ends of Cross Rod
  3. Ball Joints, one each side at front wheels

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Unfortunately many after market cheap aftermarket manufactured joints are non-greasable types.

And many just have a plug - no grease-gun nipple. However, you can simply remove the plug and put a nipple on it, and then can grease it.

Zerk-type grease fittings, deluxe (with covers)

grease fitting, grease nipple, Zerk fitting, Alemite fitting

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