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Old 08-21-2020, 10:59 PM   #13
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Default Re: Looking for seller of Penrite steering box lube

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Originally Posted by M2M View Post
The Penrite is 00 grease, don't let them suck you into thinking their "lube" is anything specially made for vintage cars...that's just a marketing scam.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NLGI_consistency_number

So you are better off with cooking oil even if it leaks out?

"A true grease consists of an oil and/or other fluid lubricant that is mixed with a thickener, typically a soap, to form a solid or semisolid. Greases are a type of shear-thinning or pseudo-plastic fluid, which means that the viscosity of the fluid is reduced under shear. After sufficient force to shear the grease has been applied, the viscosity drops and approaches that of the base lubricant, such as the mineral oil."
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grease_(lubricant)

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