Motorcycle axle grease?

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New Jersey
The service manual for my Honda says to apply a thin coat of grease before installation but does not specify which kind. I have some Honda Hi-Temp Urea Grease (green and jelly-like), brake caliper bolt grease (a black paste), and generic white lithium grease in a can. I'm thinking I should use the urea... any suggestions? FYI, there was practically no lube present when I removed the original axle (it's a new bike). It was greasy to the touch but had no visible lubricant.
 
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MA, Mittelfranken.de
I always used a thin film Mobil 1 grease on mine, no pitting or problems in 12 yrs and 160K on one bike. Mobil 1 is very water resistant which makes it perfect for bike axles, snow blower augers and parts that operate in a wet/damp environment.
 
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Washington State (East)
Honda at least thier off-road bikes its common to come from the factory with little grease on critical parts like steering head bearings to name one. I tear the bike down completely when new and use a liberal dose of Bel-Ray all purpose grease where needed.
 
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