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Old 09-01-2011, 08:19 PM
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Default Re: Chain lube and rust

Originally Posted by Saddletramp1200 View Post
Back when Dinosaurs roamed the earth and 2Door & I were teens, 2 stroke bikes had automatic chain oilers.

I think I've been insulted, but I'm too old to be sure

The WD in WD-40 stands for water displacement. It works for that and some other things but it is not a very good lubricant. I've had very good luck with keeping my chains clean and relubricating them with chain saw chain and bar lube. It's rather thick and heavy, doesn't sling off too bad and for some odd reason doesn't seem to trap and hold dirt as bad as some thinner lubricants I've tried.
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