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sorry i would lube them with what every you like, just so you don't have metal on metal.

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Originally Posted by Excella CM View Post
A good lubricant for areas with a lot of contamination like the stabilizer jack screw is spray graphite available from auto parts stores. It has an alcohol vehicle which evaporates quickly leaving a nice even coat of graphite which will not attract or hold dirt.
For applications like this, I find the dry-style spray-on motorcycle chain lubes to be near perfect; they don't attract dust once dry (a few minutes) and contain molybdenum disulfide, which is a good extreme pressure lube.
Prevents rust, too.... this stuff also works nicely in keeping the various moving parts in Airstream window latches, etc, working smoothly.

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