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Re: engine assembly lube

To: mgs@Autox.Team.Net
Subject: Re: engine assembly lube
From: Chad Cooper <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 21:38:45 -0500
Sealed power makes the best stuff by far.  It's about twelve dollars for a small
white bottle, it is green and very thick, it is a liquid.  The problem with
lubriplate is it doesn't stay around long enough to do the job.  This stuff is
made to stay around until the oil basically washes it away.

'72 B Daily Driver wrote:

> In a message dated 6/28/98 12:31:14 PM, wrote:
> >Tyson,
> >Back when I worked on industrial and automotive engines we used
> >Lubriplate. It is a white grease. I have used it on MG engines, but,
> >others on the list suggested it wasn't such a good idea. If you go to a
> >good parts shop you should be able to find a good engine assembly lube.
> >Personnally I stand by Lubriplate. :-P
> >Or go to a Engine rebuilder and ask. Be careful of the advise. They may
> >tell you one thing so the engine blows up :-O
> I always used white lithium based grease, or later a good quality rebuild
> grease, on all cams, bearings and lifters in each engine ive rebuilt.  I have
> generally had very good luck, and on one occasion, when an unrelated part
> failed I discovered that the new cam had seated perfectly and showed no
> improper wear in the first 10K mi.  I started this practice after consulting
> several engine rebuilders when I first started playing with cars years ago,
> but in rechecking I still find that advice given by the engine guys I know.
> Bob Shaw

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