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Not by my manual nor the bike,but,the grease nipple should unscrew (there should be a nut at the base of the nipple). Should be able to order one online or down at the local MC shop?.....but, I know,It'll be 2x the price of one from a hardware store.this doesn't really answer your question.You could also take the other one out for comparison and take it to a hardware store etc.
 

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HI Frog - I truly truly wish a mc h/w store was around here in Boston ... No suck luck! I tried unscrewing it with a socket but given the tight space it didn't work out ...probably going to get a small t driver and give it another shot. Any issues if I leave it just like that ? Any alternatives to lube the suspension any other way?
 

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If you can get an open end 8mm wrench on it, it'll come out pretty easy. Any auto parts store should have one in stock. Spark plug socket is 18mm.
 

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If your having spacial issues.....remove the rear wheel....also what r80rt said.Maybe lightly spray some PB blaster around the nut first....let it sit for alittle while...20 minutes or so,then retry?.
 

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Thats a good idea to apply solvent first ...will give it a shot later this week, been raining like crazy for a couple of days, and bike's sitting covered
 

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A square style E-Z out works well. If it's had any grease at all, it shouldn't be frozen in due to the grease. OM
 

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Hi Guys -



In another episode of Me-Against-Me - I managed to strip the screw - Now part of the screw is stuck inside the threaded base. So couple of questions -



1. Are there Any small tools which would let me take it out?

2. If I let it be the way it is, any issues? can put a couple of drops of oil on top of it every month - would that lube the suspension to some degree?



ON a positive note, I can confirm now that it's an 8mm screw that the grease nipple is based on
 
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