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Old 24 September 2016, 14:07   #1
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Honda grease nipple problem.

Hi folks

I've got a we issue I'm hoping someone can give me an answer for.
When the ram for my hydraulic steering was fitted it has obscured the access to the grease nipples for the tilt hinge.
I think I could get round the problem with replacing the existing fittings with right angled ones. Problem is I've no idea what thread they're going to be. If anyone could tell me it would be much appreciated.
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Old 24 September 2016, 14:36   #2
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google suggests 6mm for honda engines, can't see anything 130 specific though to be 100%

6MM 90 Degree Grease Nipple | Grease Nipples | Oils & Lubrication | Online Bearings

can you get it off and try a 6mm nut on it? i.e take it into b&q and try
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If it's 6mm it'll be a taper so I don't think a bolt would fit.
I've just ordered a couple of fleebay and I'll give them a try.
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If it's 6mm it'll be a taper so I don't think a bolt would fit.
I've just ordered a couple of fleebay and I'll give them a try.
I've got a box of various nipples if they don't fit of various sizes i think you stay the next street down from me if you want them give me a shout
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Old 25 September 2016, 01:22   #5
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I've got a box of various nipples if they don't fit of various sizes i think you stay the next street down from me if you want them give me a shout
Thanks.

I'll take you up on that if they don't fit.

Need to meet up sometime and drag you out on one of our trips.
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Thanks.

I'll take you up on that if they don't fit.

Need to meet up sometime and drag you out on one of our trips.
yep i would like that were trying to get our new boat for the 10th october and i reckon 2 days to get it on the water so fingers crossed
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My Yam is the same way; looking at the areas serviced the zerk fittings, it appears many of the fittings are redundant. I hit the ones I can; has worked for the last 10 years.

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yep i would like that were trying to get our new boat for the 10th october and i reckon 2 days to get it on the water so fingers crossed
We're heading for Oban (Dunstaffnage) for 4 days from the 12th Oct (maybe the 11th if weather's good). Probably not be back on the Clyde till the end of Oct. (provided we don't break anything expensive while we're away.
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Its a 5 minute job to slacken the ram and swing it out the way. Fitting cheapo nipples will give you a headache when they rust and shear when your trying to remove grease gun.
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We're heading for Oban (Dunstaffnage) for 4 days from the 12th Oct (maybe the 11th if weather's good). Probably not be back on the Clyde till the end of Oct. (provided we don't break anything expensive while we're away.
hopefully i will have a boat by then where are you thinking of going when up there
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