Silicon grease

Kneale Brownson knotnook at
Thu Jan 15 19:37:39 EST 2004

The stuff I've used in the past is a Gunk brand "heavy duty spray lubricant
with Teflon" from Radiator Specialty Co.  Local FLAPS where I've purchased
it in the past apparently no longer carries it.  So I've got to look
farther afield.

At 06:16 PM 1/15/2004 -0500, SJ wrote:
>When you finally find the stuff, write a post and give us the product name.
>The stiffness when cold is my symptom also.
>>From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at>
>> For years I've used a spray penetrating oil that contains some teflon,
>> thinking the teflon would stick after the dispersant evaporated.  It's
>> effective for keeping door/trunk/gas locks and latches working.  Last time
>> I went to buy some, they didn't have it any more, so I got some spray with
>> white lithium as part of it.  I think the grease is getting quite stiff
>> when it's around Zero.  My door locks have been significantly harder to
>> operate in the real cold.  I'm looking again for that stuff I used to use.
>> I had to treat all the locks/latches about every three months with it, but
>> at least everything kept working smoothly that way.

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