- How do you add oil to a hydraulic floor jack?
- How much oil do you put in a floor jack?
- What kind of oil goes in a hydraulic floor jack?
- Should you grease a dropper post?
- Do I need to grease a dropper post?
- What oil should I use on my dropper post?
- Why won’t my dropper post stay down?
- Should you grease your seatpost?
How do you add oil to a hydraulic floor jack?
Fill the reservoir with hydraulic jack oil. Pour until the oil is just below the lower rim of the fill hole, then stop. Wipe away any excess oil on the rim before replacing the plug. Use a funnel to avoid spills. Do not use any other type of oil besides hydraulic jack oil.
How much oil do you put in a floor jack?
The oil level should be 1/8 inch below the neck (opening) of the oil filler hole.
What kind of oil goes in a hydraulic floor jack?
Machine oil or lightweight motor oil of 10/20W can be substituted for hydraulic fluid. Automatic transmission fluid can function as hydraulic fluid. Use it if you are stuck and do not have the oil recommended by the manufacturer.
Should you grease a dropper post?
The best thing you can do to prolong the life of your dropper seat post is to keep it clean. After every ride gently wash off any mud and grime from the post shaft. To keep the main wiper seal in good working order, it is recommended to apply a small amount of suspension lube to the clean seal to keep it lubricated.
Do I need to grease a dropper post?
You should treat your dropper like a shock body or fork sliders. That means wipe your post clean and the wiper dry after every ride. A little suspension grease (ie. And you essentially want to wipe off all excess, so the grease doesn’t attract/collect dirt.
What oil should I use on my dropper post?
We recommend Slickoleum Grease, Slick Honey, Sram Butter or any other high quality waterproof light grease.
Why won’t my dropper post stay down?
If your dropper post is moving without pressing the lever (it won’t stay up as you are riding), then you have too much tension on the cable. You’ll want to REMOVE tension. To do so, turn the barrel adjuster clockwise.
Should you grease your seatpost?
You should absolutely grease your seatpost (unless it is carbon fiber). It won’t slip around if your seatpost clamp is properly tightened.