Lubrication for Sunroof cables

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Lubrication for Sunroof cables

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Post by 1eracer » 06 Jul 2018, 12:27

The sunroof Service Repair Manual states that Vaseline is the correct lube. Dose anyone have another suggestion for lubrication ?

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Post by Don Rush » 06 Jul 2018, 12:33

White Lithium is what I use.

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Post by 1eracer » 06 Jul 2018, 12:46

Thanks Don ! Lithium should stay in place better, with the hot temperatures where I live. I want to get it right the first time.

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Post by Royce » 06 Jul 2018, 16:33

Vaseline works well too. It also doesn't leave any residue.
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Post by jcbingcougar » 06 Jul 2018, 19:59

I have always used vaseline on both sunroof cars I've owned. No problems ever.
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Post by 1eracer » 07 Jul 2018, 11:59

Sounds like both are good. Thank you for the replies. Eric

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Post by xr7g428 » 07 Jul 2018, 12:36

Liquefied unicorn fat was the original specification.
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Post by jcbingcougar » 07 Jul 2018, 20:30

xr7g428 wrote:
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Liquefied unicorn fat was the original specification.
Ah, yes. LUF is hard to find these days.
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Post by MrEos » 07 Jul 2018, 20:49

jcbingcougar wrote:
07 Jul 2018, 20:30
xr7g428 wrote:
07 Jul 2018, 12:36
Liquefied unicorn fat was the original specification.
Ah, yes. LUF is hard to find these days.
You can use Rhino-Lube™. Rhinos are just unicorns that have let themselves go.

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Post by Cougars_R_Grr8 » 07 Jul 2018, 23:57

xr7g428 wrote:
07 Jul 2018, 12:36
Liquefied unicorn fat was the original specification.
But it can only be harvested during the dark of the moon so that is why it's so hard to come by. :D
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