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Old 11-03-2018, 02:24 PM   #1
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Can Corn Head Grease be used in the transmission............Bob
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Old 11-03-2018, 02:29 PM   #2
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No.

You don't say what tranny but I use Sta-Lube GL4 in my 35 and 36
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Old 11-03-2018, 04:07 PM   #3
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Corn head grease comes in two flavors; one for low speed gearboxes and the other for high speed gearboxes. This is according to John Deere literature, but they didn't say what they consider to be high speed or low speed. But neither one is suitable for an A transmission, in my opinion.
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Old 11-03-2018, 04:15 PM   #4
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NO NO and again NO talk to a rep from your favorite oil company tell them what you need and they will you generally set you right [they dont want to be the cause of a fail]
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Old 11-03-2018, 04:20 PM   #5
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Corn head grease in the steering box and around the u-joint. I cannot think of any other place in an old ford. GL4 90 on the trans and GL4 140 in rear end.
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We use Corn Head grease in our center pivot gear boxes but they don't run in the winter and move at a very slow speed in the summer. You'd never be able to shift the trans. What you use for lubricant in a transmission depends on the trans.
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Old 11-03-2018, 04:27 PM   #7
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I was assuming stock rear end and trans when I made my recommendation
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Just trying to stop leaks..............
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O-ring the case in 3 places and it won't leak anymore. 1 at front of cluster shaft hole, 2 in rear inboard of lock pin-- on cluster shaft hole and reverse idler hole.
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Old 11-03-2018, 08:27 PM   #11
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Depends on your leak or drip, but they all mark their spot. There is a reason there is a cotter pin in the pan.



Would not use it in the trans or diff or anywhere gearoil is present. STP maybe. I have a case of JD Corn Oil, great stuff. Just my opinion.
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