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Old 03-12-2007, 08:13 AM   #1
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QQ: Can I use vaseline in place of dielectric grease on the injector o-rings?
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Vaseline is fine.
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engine oil is ok.
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that's what i have always used in the past
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They recommend dielectric grease?! I always have used oil.
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Old 03-12-2007, 06:07 PM   #10
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Default You shouldn't use petroleum based products as a lube.....

They can have the ability to break down rubber. Injector o-rings tend to be made of Nitrile. One of the better lubes to use is KY Jelly or something similar. They are water based, slippery and won't eat your rubber.
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