hi guys doing quite abit of front end replacements and have seen alot of the parts like top and bottom ball joints and inner and outer track rod ends from some suppliers have grease nipples were some dont is this a big deal or are sealed no nipple joints just as good
get the 555 brand ones from KSI mate grease nipple or not they are very well made joints if they dont have a nipple i sometimes drill and tap and fit my own
Ok mate well ive bought mapco parts for the top and bottom ball joint which have a grease nipple
Febi for the inner track rod which had no nipple
And key parts for the outer which has a thread for a nipple but for some reason has just came with a bolt in the hole....
What is the plus if having a nipple as surley the grease cant go any where once in ?
I found my top and bottom ball joints lasted a lot longer with grease nipples. Twice as long I reckon
2005 OM605 superturbo. Borgwarner s200 @3bar ,3” Stainless exhaust, roll bar, TJM winch bumper, winch BJ spacers and extended shackles, snorkel, iron man suspension, LED light bar x3, 2" body lift
Ok thanks guys well the mapco top and bottom ball joints have grease nipple...
But the febi inner and mapco outer tie rod end dont.
None at euro parts have nipples and until working on a l200 ive not came across a nipple on these joints before so for the track rod joint i likey just keep to no nipple
Thanks for your help