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    Jun 2020
    Palmetto, Ga.
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    grease your springs

    This is the brass bushing out of my spring with only 4000 miles. I greased them when I purchased it but could not get to the one behind the drain pipe for the half bath. It had grease on fitting so I assumed it was greased when new. 4000 miles later I greased them again and purchased a 90 for that fitting. That's when I notice a flat spring. Tonight I replaced the spring and found brass bushing already worn out. Looks like it had a little grease but not enough.
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    Seasoned Camper
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    Dec 2016
    Worland, Wyoming
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    This is the same condition I find on my springs and I grease my wet bolts on every trip. I just recently replaced all of my springs on my 2018 Solitude 310gk with hopes that the replacement springs would have spring eyes that were a bit rounder. All of my brass bushings were shot.
    ASE Certified Master Tech
    Small Tire shop owner
    Maintenance Supervisor, State of WY
    2017 Silverado HD 3500 CCLB SRW Duramax L5P, 60 gallon fuel transfer tank, onan 5.5k quiet diesel generator, Curt 20k 5th wheel hitch
    2018 Solitude 310GK with Kodiak disc brakes, custom rear trailer hitch for towing toys, More Ryde heavy duty shackles and wet bolts, the Glamper
    2018 Haulmark 6x12 enclosed tag trailer
    2008 Lowe FM165 the fishing rig
    2001 Holiday Rambler Alumascape 30RKD The hunting rig

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