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Hey guys, 

 

Just out of interest, when you replace the lubricant inside a fan that's become a little tired, what do you guys usually go for ?

 

Thanks, 

E

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I go through a lot of lube on my onlyfans  https://a.co/d/eW1Sun9

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35 minutes ago, ENTERPRISE said:

Hey guys, 

 

Just out of interest, when you replace the lubricant inside a fan that's become a little tired, what do you guys usually go for ?

 

Thanks, 

E

You are missing the ongoing lube discussion we've been having on discord. 

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I use Finish Line Dry. It's designed for bicycle chains instead of electronics so I don't know if I can recommend it. I've not had problems so 🤷

 

  

3 minutes ago, Avacado said:

You are missing the ongoing lube discussion we've been having on discord. 

Guy guys should be careful, it's a slippery slope.

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I was today years old when I realized this was a thing people do 

 

usually my fans die or I upgrade them 

 

12 minutes ago, iamjanco said:

Yeah, it's been a long time since I had any fans.

 

it me, ur #1 fan 

 

send appreciation 4090 pls

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5 hours ago, Andrew said:

Guy guys should be careful, it's a slippery slope.

That's because of the lube.

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3 hours ago, Barefooter said:

Well E... bet you weren't thinking this thread was going to go in this direction when you started it 🤣

He knows we are all members of XXXtremeHW after dark....

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I have literally used cooking oil before, I think it was olive oil. Just a tiny dab to supplement what's still there. If you don't have anything else on hand, pretty much any kind of oil will be good enough. 

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On 27/03/2023 at 17:34, T.Sharp said:

I've been using Triflow with PTFE because I had it, but idk if it's the best choice, it's very light oil. Maybe better to use something heavier like engine oil. 

I will take a look at that, expensive but looks like a decent product. 

 

Lastly....trust you guys to ruin a good thing lol. As soon as I posted this topic and looked at the title, I figured the smutty minds would cone out of the wood work 😛

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45 minutes ago, iamjanco said:

 

your vw for a 4090?

 

how about a VAG PEN instead 

 

VW Genuine Volkswagen Logo Ballpoint Pen Black | eBay

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Bit of an update... I have an AC powered 120mm 2600RPM axial fan that runs pretty much 24/7. I took it apart a few days ago and lubed both ball bearings with Triflow, after I noticed that the bearings were sounding a bit rough when I would turn it off and let it coast to a stop. After a few days of running, the "rough" sound has gotten worse. It still spins very freely, and the hub seems cooler than before (less friction), but the light grease that came on the bearings definitely made it run quieter. 😬 

Fortunately those Fushi 693 bearings come pre-greased, so If it gets worse, I'll just replace them with new ones.

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16 minutes ago, T.Sharp said:

Bit of an update... I have an AC powered 120mm 2600RPM axial fan that runs pretty much 24/7. I took it apart a few days ago and lubed both ball bearings with Triflow, after I noticed that the bearings were sounding a bit rough when I would turn it off and let it coast to a stop. After a few days of running, the "rough" sound has gotten worse. It still spins very freely, and the hub seems cooler than before (less friction), but the light grease that came on the bearings definitely made it run quieter. 😬 

Fortunately those Fushi 693 bearings come pre-greased, so If it gets worse, I'll just replace them with new ones.

I received my Triflow the other day, Ironically the fans I was looking to lubricate are close housed...so you cant. Oh well, at least I have some good stuff for other fans that can be serviced.

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On 27/03/2023 at 17:10, ENTERPRISE said:

Hey guys, 

 

Just out of interest, when you replace the lubricant inside a fan that's become a little tired, what do you guys usually go for ?

 

Thanks, 

E

I use

ZEP 45 AERO

WWW.ZEP.CO.UK

Excellent quality penetrating lubricant with low VOC contents.

or 

ZEP 45 DUAL FORCE

WWW.ZEP.CO.UK

Excellent quality penetrating lubricant with low VOC contents.

 

 

Best penetrant lubricant I know of.

It's also an excellent penetrating oil with PTFE as primary lubricant as oils vapor off.

It's penetrant unlocks / frees up everything and moves PTFE in so it keeps on lubricating.   

And it has no chlorinated solvent in it.  

 

I spray some into something like a 14 oz can with cloth over top so I can collect the oils and PTFE in liquid form and put that into a small needle oiler and put a drop into fan. 

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This kind of setup works great!  A can lasts me many years. 

 

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