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Anti-Sieze. You don't have to lather it on. A light coating will do it.
 

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put it around the whole axle or just by the bearings?
 

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Habanero Kid said:
coat the whole thing...
To be specific, put it around the entire shaft. Don't put it on the threads. :thumbsup:
 

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Put it on the threads, too. Never-seize is your friend when it comes to threads.
 

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pws said:
Curious to know why you would say this???
Many automotive & motorcycle OEM have specific admonishments for using lubricants/thread lockers/anti-seize on lug nuts or studs (e.g. GM & BMW).

The HD Service Manual directs a coating of anti-seize on the axle but does not state yea or nea on the threads. Me, I put anti-seize on the axle but not on the threads or nuts of the axle - obviously a lot of folks use it on the threads without any problem.

In any case, be sure to use it on the axle shaft.
 

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pws said:
Curious to know why you would say this???
In my mind it makes sense. On some large, high torque bolts, the torque itself will hold the nut on. A lube can actually help attain the proper torque too, allowing it to spin rather than get hung up and getting a false torque reading.

Head bolts can be the same way. I tiny amount on the threads and under the head of it.

Definatly NOT for every bolt though!
 
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