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Old 01-11-2007, 06:15 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by falxzzr
Ive always heard that wd-40 helps to rot out your o-rings. is this true? and if so, why does everyone do it?> (yes, i know from experience that it works great.)

also, whats the difference between chain wax and lube and why should you use one or the other?
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Old 01-11-2007, 06:32 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by atizzle

nice. now school me on the differences between chain wax and chain lube.

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Old 01-11-2007, 06:51 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by falxzzr
nice. now school me on the differences between chain wax and chain lube.
For me, I tried both lubes and waxes and the lubes always seemed to sling off much more than the waxes. Also, with a lube, if any amount of water got on my chain I'd start seeing rust spots if I didin't lube it immediately afterwards. Waxes seem to protect my chain against that a little better. Maybe someone else can offer you a more detailed, scientific explanation.
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Old 01-11-2007, 08:02 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by R6_htown
USe kerosene to clean it up. Then lube it with some chain wax.
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Old 01-11-2007, 08:24 PM   #25
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WD40 and a rag then chain lube. Also wipe it down real good .
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Originally Posted by arturo3rd
i usually go for a 5 minute ride after its clean, then spray the wax. i want that chain hotter than a .
+1 wd40 scrub with a cheap or used toothbrush, a ride, then wax
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Old 01-13-2007, 02:46 PM   #28
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kerosene applied with a paint brush to clean it followed by chain lube.
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