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What chain lube do you use? I've been using PJ1 black label.




Maybe I'm using too much, but the stuff gets everywhere and doesn't like to come off. I've been using Simple Green degreaser to clean the chain. It does a pretty good job.


Just wondering if anybody has found anything better :popcorn:
 

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I use Motul. No preference really, it was the only brand they had at the bike shop.
 

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I'm about WAY behind on lubing my chain...I forgot to do it all winter and havnt done it since the last wash. Its a brand new chain but still...Hopefully i can get her done next week when i take it in for a good ol tune-up!
 

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I'm using chain wax but I'm about out so I might change next time.
 

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Repsol moto for the last year. Good stuff for the price.
 

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i use this spray thing i bought from LOWES. its a light blue bottle with a black cap. can't remember the name from the top of my head though.
 

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CJ...i use pj1----blue label...works fine...ya bitch
 

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I used Castrol Chain Wax for the first 10k of my miles. When that can ran out I bought PJ1 Black Label. That stuff was the worst! It got everywhere! All over my swingarm and wheels. And it leaked out from under that cap when I sprayed it. I was pissed so I took it back to the store, but the guy said it was some of the best stuff. He told me to put it on after a ride and let it sit over night and it wouldn't fling off. I'm guessing he wasn't bsing, because he let me exchange it for a brand new can since the one I had leaked from under the cap. I haven't put it on since, but probably will before Friday (my first track day yay!).
 

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i use wd40 bike stays clean :)
 

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I just read where you said you used Simple Green to clean the chain. I dunno if I would use degreaser to clean it. I've imagined any degreaser would be too harsh. It could get underneath the o-rings, stay there, and break down the wax.

I use WD40 to clean the chain, by spraying it on a rag and then wiping it down.
 

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^ Isn't WD-40 supposed to be really bad for your chain? Dries out all the O-rings and stuff?
 

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Used Motul chain cleaner and lube. Was too gunky, then moved to some other stuff, Bosch or something. Have just bought a can of PJ1-Blue. if the rain hold off this weekend, I'll see how it goes.
 

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Bel Ray Superclean Chain Lube
Says it "absolutely will not fling off" Honda shop gave me a can to try out(no Yamy dealers close) I love it, chain runs nice and smooth. Only thing is it leaves a filmy haze on the chain.
 

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^ Does it hold true in the not flinging off? I just cleaned my chain yesterday. Scrubbed for about an hour. I had chain grease everwhere
 

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^ Does it hold true in the not flinging off? I just cleaned my chain yesterday. Scrubbed for about an hour. I had chain grease everwhere
i have that stuff and it flings right the hell off.... got more of it on the swingarm and rear tire than on the chain...
 

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Bel Ray Superclean Chain Lube
Says it "absolutely will not fling off" Honda shop gave me a can to try out(no Yamy dealers close) I love it, chain runs nice and smooth. Only thing is it leaves a filmy haze on the chain.
Good stuff right here too. You would have to apply this with a bucket to make it fling off. My second favorite. :drink
 

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How often are you suppose to lube your chain and do you have to take the chain off to do so?
 

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How often are you suppose to lube your chain and do you have to take the chain off to do so?
You should lube your chain every couple hundered miles or so. Preferably when it's warmed up.

No need to take your chain off though, just spray on with the aerosol can while rotation the wheel.
 
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