BBS01 grease

egroover

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Hi all,
Just clocked up 1200 miles on my Bafang bbs01 mid drive motor. I've noticed lately that it's making more of a whirling noise than before, so wondering if it's due regreasing the main final drive cogs.
Have read mobilgrease 28, aeroshell 22, lithium etc, bit confused with it all, so can you tell me:
best grease to use
how much to apply and where
cheapest supplier for a tube
any other tips

cheers all
 

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The Mobile and Aeroshell are much the same type of grease.
 

egroover

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Thanks Nealh
Any tips/advice on the amount needed, I see videos of them fully packing it in, is this the way to go ?
Cheers
 

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This grease gets recommended in the Q&A for being mineral based and somebody used on Bafang motor nylon gears although not done it myself yet.
 

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For the final drive BBS pack it in, the more the grease the less room for moisture to sit. Final drive is all metal but you want one tah won't damage nylon in case is gets pass the final drive small pinion gear.
 

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For the final drive BBS pack it in, the more the grease the less room for moisture to sit. Final drive is all metal but you want one tah won't damage nylon in case is gets pass the final drive small pinion gear.
Thanks Nealh. Went for a tube of Mobilgrease 28 from SilMid, not cheap at £27 delivered but the aeroshell stuff wasn't much cheaper, it's the postage at about £10 that's the killer. Small price to pay for long life hopefully . Thanks
 

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You should have asked for recommends, you could have had a large 3kg tub of Aeroshell 22 for £25 and sold some off in 250gm or 500gm lots and be left with 1kg/500gms for free.
 

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You should have asked for recommends, you could have had a large 3kg tub of Aeroshell 22 for £25 and sold some off in 250gm or 500gm lots and be left with 1kg/500gms for free.
3kg of Aeroshell 22 for £25 delivered?, wow, the sites I was looking at it was about £90 for that much. Have you a link please ?, I might be able to cancel my order - Thanks
 

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Out of date redundant stock, but if you don't put too much on your toast you shouldn't get too ill.
 

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Out of date redundant stock, but if you don't put too much on your toast you shouldn't get too ill.
Ah, cheers. I'll stick to the fresh stuff, knowing my luck the tin I'll get will have the consistency of French onion soup lol
 

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I have tin of Castrol moly grease I've had since my 20's when I used to do all my own car maintenance and is still useful today for greasing my hub innards.
The only reason the Aeroshell wil be cheap is the passed date can't be used in the aviation industry is was destined for but will be plenty good for a flying BBS.
 
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Grease arrived today, packed it in, went out for a quick 5 mile ride earlier, motor now quieter. There was barely any in there before
 
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Grease arrived today, packed it in, went out for a quick 5 mile ride earlier, motor now quieter. There was barely any in there before
Same with hub motors if the drive is lacking then a good splodge of grease quietens things a treat.
 

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Out of date redundant stock, but if you don't put too much on your toast you shouldn't get too ill.
Got my tin of it today - It's HUGE
so if anyone in mid kent needs some - please let me know
 
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Got my tin of it today - It's HUGE
so if anyone in mid kent needs some - please let me know
Yes, 3kg huge. If you ever run out then I think you have a problem.
But for the price it's a bargain .
 

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Spam bots back again.
 
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