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How many Grease Fittings?

Discussion in 'Lifted & Offroad Suspension' started by 178kchevy, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. 178kchevy

    178kchevy Member

    Anyone know how many grease fittings to grease on the front suspension of a 95 Silverado K1500? I can only find 6, but I was thinking there were more? Someone with knowledge of this please let me know!

  2. 1st Synthetics

    1st Synthetics Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Four-wheel drive
    11 Fittings, 0 Plugs..........LB

    Two-wheel drive
    6 Fittings, 0 Plugs..........LB

    Hope this helps out.
  3. 178kchevy

    178kchevy Member

    That helps me alot Scott, thanks.

  4. 1st Synthetics

    1st Synthetics Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Your welcome. I take it you have a 2wd and can stop looking?
  5. 178kchevy

    178kchevy Member

    No, actually, I have 4wd and am going to keep looking for the 5 I have not yet found.

  6. 1st Synthetics

    1st Synthetics Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Good luck. I know on mine I have 2 that are facing straight up and hard to get to.
  7. tlperry68

    tlperry68 Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    I have a 4X4 and can only find 6 (3 at ech wheel). The dealer told me that was all I have.
  8. 178kchevy

    178kchevy Member

    Interesting, I'll see if I can confirm this and get back to you!

  9. 1st Synthetics

    1st Synthetics Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    Yes please let us know what you find out.
  10. Z71_guy

    Z71_guy Epic Member 5+ Years 1000 Posts

    4 on ball joints
    2 outer tie rod ends
    2 inner tie rod ends
    2 idler arm
    1 pitman arm

    the idler arm is one of the hardest to get to if you have the skid plate
    if you do
    unbolt the front skid plate(one that angles up toward the radiator)
    idler arm is on the right side (left as you face it from the front)
    the grease fitting is located about in the middle of the idler arm (upper portion)

    if you go to a local auto parts store and get the slide on fitting for the grease gun it works great for those hard to reach places
    cant seem to get the link to work right but if you click on grease gun accessories its the first one listed
    Last edited: Mar 22, 2009

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