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Is there any reason not to use dielectric grease on fuses, or anywhere else for that matter?
 

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Absolutely not. Go for it. First thing I've done to bikes I've acquired over the years, new or not.
 

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My bike lives outdoors, under a cover. I thought that a little grease might save me some headaches later on down the road. I did plug and coil wires last year and thought that fuses might be a good application too. I replaced the headlight bulb in my car the other day. I see Honda must have put grease on the bulb base at manufacture time. Its still in there doing its job 13 years later, and not too dirty. I will step out on a limb here and say my Sportster fuse box is cleaner than the headlamp assembly on my car.
 

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Dielectric grease will prevent corrosion. Take your pick, corrosion or a little dirt. My current bike has 118,000 miles on it and haven't seen any bad effects from the dielectric grease yet. Nor did I ever on previous bikes.
 

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It is a very good idea. Any connection I take apart I put some in. I'd rather have dirt stuck to the grease on the outside than dirt and water on the inside.
 

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It is a very good idea. Any connection I take apart I put some in. I'd rather have dirt stuck to the grease on the outside than dirt and water on the inside.
:yes: Yep, I'm in agreement with him.
 

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I'm having a hard time finding some...any recommendations?





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FlaFatBoy said:
I'm having a hard time finding some...any recommendations?

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Any auto supply, most motorcycle shops and probably Wal Mart automotive.
 

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trooper113 said:
Any auto supply, most motorcycle shops and probably Wal Mart automotive.

Thanx Trooper.





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I think I bought mine at Pep Boys automotive. It is twice the size of the HD tube and cost 75% of the HD price.
 

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geoffreyt said:
I think I bought mine at Pep Boys automotive. It is twice the size of the HD tube and cost 75% of the HD price.

And I would never have expected that from the MOCO. :D Thanx will check over at Pep Boys.


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Dielectric grease is also great under the rubber boots on your cable adjusters. Makes them slide when you need them to, and cuts down on corrosion to boot. Just a VERY thin film is all you need. Won't trash the rubber, either.
 

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Well, while we're at it, it works great on the rubber blocks on the bottom of hard bags so you can seat them properly, which the dealer never does during set-up. :D
 

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Yep, it can serve so many puposes. It's silicone so it's slippery and seal/repels water/air/dirt.
 
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