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Old 10-25-2010, 04:09 PM
juliocaluori juliocaluori is offline
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Default Zurk fittings, grease

Hi,
I own a 2010 ranger and since I don't ask to many questions here that often, here's an easy one for you guys !

Are there any zurk fittings on the truck that can be greased occasionally ? I could just go and check but it's dark out there right now lol

thanks !
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Old 10-25-2010, 04:16 PM
01_ranger_4x4 01_ranger_4x4 is offline
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Default Re: Zurk fittings, grease

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Hi,
I own a 2010 ranger and since I don't ask to many questions here that often, here's an easy one for you guys !

Are there any zurk fittings on the truck that can be greased occasionally ? I could just go and check but it's dark out there right now lol

thanks !
most likely no but it wouldnt hurt to open up your owners manual and read over the maintnence section, but many years ago ford went to non grease able balljoints and u-joints.
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Old 10-25-2010, 04:30 PM
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Default Re: Zurk fittings, grease

There may be plastic plugs that can be removed and replaced with grease fittings. You can grab a pack at an autostore after you check.
I was always curious about this but never actually checked.
I believe the choice to do it this way would be based on avoiding damage to them during manufacture. I'll have to ask the ZF rep that supplies our suspension components 'cause now I'm curious again.
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Old 10-27-2010, 04:06 PM
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Default Re: Zurk fittings, grease

I asked the ZF rep that question yesterday. He basically said that many stock suspensions simply don't come with provisions for fittings and are considered nonservicable. Not maintenance free he said but nonserviceable. Some aftermarket parts have either nothing, plugs, or fittings.
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:52 PM
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Default Re: Zurk fittings, grease

Three of my ball joints, both outer tie rod ends, and my drive shaft u-joints have them but none of them are original.

Shit! That reminds me, I forgot to grease them today when I did my oil change!
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