Originally Posted by CRP
What kind of oil? Light weight, heavy?
The bushing is made from Oilite.
is a porous bronze
or iron alloy
commonly impregnated with an oil lubricant
and used as bearings
Oilite is formed using powder metallurgy
so that tiny pores are present in the metal.
The pores are then vacuum
impregnated with an oil to improve the materials bearing ability
The material holds approximately 20% oil by volume.
The most common lubricant is SAE 30 oil.
It's good to soak it in some oil when you can, but even just oiling will prolong the life.