Or Is It Miles? 8). Only 5 left in stock (more on the way). SILICONE SPRAY SPRAY from our Motorcycle collection. WD-40 Specialist Motorbike Chain Lube is ideal for the care of your bike. NUMBER FIVE SPRAY. Free postage . Yes, you can use a silicone lube. Copyright© ThumperTalk, Inc. - All rights reserved.ThumperTalk® is a registered trademark. Muc-Off Chain Cleaner, 400 Millilitres - Water-Soluble, Biodegradable Bike Chain Cleaner Spray - Suitable For All Bicycle Chains ... Advanced Motorcycle Shine Spray For A Glossy Finish - Protects And Helps To Prevent Dirt Adhesion 4.5 out of 5 stars 91. The topic ‘Using silicone spray as a dry lube?’ is closed to new replies. The problem is buildup. Lubricants. Forum Rules Now to start the wash It's not a scientific project, but I'm amusing myself, and confirming my theory that less is more. It would work in a pinch but a light oil or something specifically made for the application will work much better and last a lot longer. By penetrating deep into crevices, this formula helps protect the chain from rust and breakage. Do not clean the bike when it’s hot, do it when it’s cool. It took them 40 times to figure out the formula that is now known as WD-40. Nukeproof Giga Launched: A Super-Enduro shouldn’t descend AND climb this well! Anti-corrosive properties along with enhanced wear protection have earned it high acclaim from Motorcycle Consumer News, WebBikeWorld and numerous other publications. Our formula works to give deep lubrication and is compatible with all types of bike chain, including O, X and Y rings. But… it’s a new chain? So, first thing to note. Privacy http://www.whitelightningco.com/products/index.htm. You’ve paid money for a new chain. When I read that, I figured we had to give it a try. Spray directly onto chain while rotating the wheel to cover all links Packaging. Silicone Lubricant Spray 3 in 1 400ml High Performance Multipurpose Rapid Drying. Pipedream’s New SRS48 Fork Has Zero Millimetres of Travel. It doesn't collect dirt like chain lubes do, and the chain is lasting much longer than the chain I had previously that I religiously sprayed with Maxima Chain Wax. The liquid seeps into every part of the chain, and provides an all-over coat that keeps working, even in the driest conditions. As an all round chain lube I like the Motorcycle teflon dry lube, It doesn't collect crud and make a hell of a mess like the wet lube but it does mean more frequent lubing required. Anyway, onto the wash. You will always find devotees of paste lube who will insist that it clearly the best motorcycle chain lube option. Garage Door: Silicone will stay slick, even in extreme temperatures. For us though the ease of application when it comes to spray lubes simply tips them ahead as the better option. Login/cookie issues? A multi-purpose penetrating lubricant for chains, hinges locks, castors, fishing reels, tools etc. It’s not going to collect any more crap than if you use a wet lube on it! That to me sounds as daft as using hairspray to put grips on, toothpaste for polish and all the other substances that aren’t intended to do specific jobs on all the things mountainbikers try and put them on. WD-40 Specialist ® Roller Chain Non-Fling Lubricant sprays on thin to penetrate deep into roller chains, inner chain links, pins and bushings, and then thickens to provide long-lasting lubrication, even with chains operating at a high RPMs. Discover more about the product information and specifics on motorex.com. Sliding Glass Doors: Spray the sliding door track with silicone spray to keep it moving smoothly. based lubes/oils do and figured I could use it on my chain. Other than that you’ll be fine. MO-94 works on just about anything! I am doing the same thing with my ERT2 chain. Bought some silicone spray the other day to fettle my forks, just put a new chain on and realised i don’t have any dry lube for this lovely weather. I think you’ll be cringing at the sound of metal on metal after 5 miles. The “Improved Formula” Liquid Wrench chain lube is a pretty close approximation of the original and sorely missed DuPont Teflon Multi-Use Dry Wax Lubricant (review). Remember your motorcycle can probably do 100+ mph and it was tested doing that speed in wet conditions. spray some tri flo or dw 40 on an old towel and wipe the chain with the rag. This saves you effort in re-lubricating your chain. Cos I bought a can cos i ran out of oil for my paintball gear and I know a few people that use it on their paintball markers/guns cos the silicone doesnt attack our precious orings like petroelium(sp?) It is highly recommended that you do not use Multi-Purpose WD-40 on your motorcycle chain. Only had some Pedro’s wet weather lube to hand so i’ll try the silicone stuff tomorrow, i’ll pack the wet lube just in case though! Link Removal tl;dr - keep the nozzle at least half a metre from the bike and don’t spray straight into bearings. £7.95. I generally use one of those on bike chain cleaner contraptions with citrus degrease and lube it every three to five rides or more frequently during the rainy season here. but if its not rusty. I never leave the packing grease on a new chain as i find it invariably attracts all the junk flying around and then sticks like glue. Silicone spray not as good as dedicated chain lubes: I've hassled with chains longer than I care to admit. I never considered that DuPont would develop a motorcycle chain lube, but the fine print claims that the lubricant “lasts 3 to 5 times longer in friction testing against other leading brands” and that it’s recommended for use on chains, as it is “O-Ring Safe”. Always degrease the chain before fitting it so needs lubing. It washes away rather easily leaving your chain unprotected and un-lubricated. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. It is better to carefully lube your chain with what you have than not to lube at all. i got some silicone spray layin around and i was wondering if anyone new whether it was a good chain lube or not? I used TF2 stuff last summer, works fine. . Yup, SRAM PC951 9-speed chain. By Copyright© ThumperTalk, Inc. - All rights reserved. I'll clean it and spray is with WD or a silicone spray, then wipe all of it off that I can, so it is dry to the touch. Sometimes you’ll hear that WD-40 is only for removing water and keeping things rust-fre… Fresh Goods Friday 533 – The Too Much Weather Edition, Editor’s Choice Awards 2020 – Hannah and Ross pick their favourites, Deviate Highlander Long Term Test Bike Build, This topic has 11 replies, 7 voices, and was last updated. 12 x 375ml Downloads. I have some of it and have ran out of chain lube and wondering if this would be OK. http://www.acehardwaresuperstore.com/liquid-wrench-heavy-duty-silicone-lubricant-p-66363.html?osCsid=bcf79751829f99b04bd293378cc36681, go for it. I'm doing an experiment with a DID ERT2 where I never lube it. making it a little bit oily and still clean at the same time Could be an interesting experiment in this dry, dusty weather at the moment – will report back. It won't hurt it, but I'm not sure it'll do much. Newsletter Settings, Viewing 12 posts - 1 through 12 (of 12 total), Premier Partners for Singletrack issues & exclusive subscriber perks, Metcheck MTB Weather Forecasts At A Glance, Singletrack Wisecracker Headset Spacer Bottle Opener, Vali Höll Joins New RockShox Trek Race Team of Youngsters. Silicone is not for metal to metal contact – it does not lubricate properly and will cause galling AFAIAA. DuPont Teflon Chain Saver, 11 oz: Dry, self cleaning lubricant I use it sometimes on the chain, mechs and other stuff just to drive some of the water away after cleaning. It quickly penetrates moisture and lubricates moving parts to leave a long lasting protective film. Silicone would be a good lubricant for O-ring chains from a chemically reactive standpoint. Special offers and product promotions. Already cleaned off now so a bit academic, i’ll try the silicone stuff and see. Actually, there is a third common option, where they sort of do work, but they also drive you mad. MSDS 346-chain-lube-375-ml . In fact I intend to pick some more up now the weather is good! I'm doing an experiment with a DID ERT2 where I never lube it. The name stands for “water displacement” with the 40 referencing the number of attempts it took to create. The key is to be clean. Bought some silicone spray the other day to fettle my forks, just put a new chain on and realised i don’t have any dry lube for this lovely weather. £8.99 to £33.99. Bike chain cleaner oil spray motorcycle Lubricant silicone grease rust remover . This means that it can be difficult to know how well it really works to lube the chain…althoug… Wipe the excess lube, even just using silicone instead of white spirits, and ride it. How To Lubricate Your Motorcycle Chain | MC Garage - YouTube Chain lube attracts sand and grit, which is abrasive and wears things out. motorcycle chains, the process of chain wear, and the benefits of automatic chain lubrication. It sprays on as a clear liquid with a petroleum aroma and dries nearly completely, leaving a slightly oily film. Use silicone spray to keep the snow from sticking to your shovel. However, as silicone spray has a chance of getting washed out, it would be better for you to get a special bike chain lube if you ride frequently. Ride motorcycles too and if you think chain maintenance is a chore on your bicycle, try a bigger one with a motor! then if its rusty i would say buy a new 1. you can get 1 for about 7 dollars or so at a local bike shop. It is not designed to be a lubricant and using it on your motorcycle chain can reduce the life of your chain in comparison with using lubricants designed specifically for motorcycles. Go to the local bike shop and get some chain oil. It's lasted through 2 bikes now. Technical Info Sheets 346 TDS Chain Lube. Features. I’d be interested to know how it holds up. Do you always lube new chains? We will also explain the difference between traditional spray lubrication and continuous chain lubrication, the method my father, Fraser Scott, invented in the 1970s. Stay away from silicone, motor oil, 3 in 1 oil is vegetable based and will gum things up. On a chain that is, will it work? £6.98. Chain waxes suck. Something like White Lightening? wot 3fish said – leave the packing gunk on the chain (wet a rag with degreaser & wipe off the outside excess if you want). Next. Use Specialist Motorbike Silicone Shine for You can add a deeper gloss finish to your paintwork with Specialist Motorbike Wax & Polish too. MO-94 is our all-round spray. This Autoglym Active Insect Remover (around £8.50) is one of the best - just spray it on and leave it to do its thing for 30 seconds, before simply wiping away the encrusted insects. Best Motorcycle Chain Lube FAQ: Q: What is motorcycle chain lube? If I don't lube my non o-ring chain the links will start to lock up, I use motor oil, chain lube, or whatever I have. Chain sprays either work, or they don’t. It's lasted through 2 bikes now. i ride bmx and you should wipe your chain clean off all grease and spray lube first. Related Products. O-rings, typically made of Nitrile (Buna), have low reactivity to silicone oil and silicone greases. byebi, March 24, 2009 in General Dirt Bike Discussion. The pre-wash and rinse. 538 sold. They were trying to create solvents and degreasers that would prevent rust. That’s why i’m taking the wet lube as well, the chain will have overnight to dry, just done it now. It might be too light and just end up being expelled under the force of cranking, so my guess is that you’ll only get a few miles before it starts making noises – depending of course on how much of the factory stuff you’ve got out, what you used to get it out, and how dry the chain was when you applied the silicone. The WD stands for Water Displacement, and it is designed to disperse water away from metal parts to prevent rust. Normally i use Pedro’s Ice Wax as a dry lube, seems to last all day without squeaks but i ran out and didn’t buy anymore. To avoid salty water getting in and shorting your electrics out, unplug the connector blocks and spray silicone grease in – it will be free-flowing initially but will eventually solidify. Lubricants. Not trying to hijack the thread, but has anyone ever tried bicycle "self cleaning" chain wax on an MX bike? Water will work if you have nothing else – it just won’t last very long. Whether you’ve got a squeaky door hinge, a rusty lock or a bolt that you just can’t turn, MO-94 is all you need. Since then I have taken over as Scottoiler Managing Director and thanks to I have been running it since last spring and it is still going. An o ring chain may be different but I will never run my chain dry, but anyways its about worn out and I'm going to get a DID o ring chain and some new sprockets and see how long they last. 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