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Final Drive & Speedometer lube?

I got my new Shinko 230 Tour Master Tires today. Before I put everything back together tomorrow I'm greasing the spline's. My question is can I use the moly 60 to grease the final drive and speedometer as well?

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The final drive is actually included in Fergy's directions. I think a cable lube would be better for the speedometer. I need to do it this summer, after converting to MCCTs...

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The final drive is actually included in Fergy's directions. I think a cable lube would be better for the speedometer. I need to do it this summer, after converting to MCCTs...
No. You are not supposed to use cable lube on the speedometer. It turns.... You need to use grease. Moly seems a bit expensive , but would work fine.

Only cables that slide on a non constant bassis should use regular cable lube... which is usually just light oil.

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Thanks! glad I spoke up in order to get corrected.

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