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post #1 of 31 Old 03-23-2014, 05:09 PM Thread Starter
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Question Chain Lube ?

I have a 2006 dl 1000 and a 2012 dl 650 adventure what is the best chain lube that will not fly off and get the rear rims messy and get all over my two brothers cans? I have used the spray on white lithium grease and the white graphite grease chain lubes.What is the best chain lube for me.

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Try PJ1, Stays on the chain. Just wipe the extra.
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Motorcycle Chain Lube Reviews - webBikeWorld

Pat- 2007 DL650A was ridden to all 48 contiguous states. I didn't quite make it to 17,000 miles on the 2012 DL650A.
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Is liquid wrench a good chain lube?

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Is liquid wrench a good chain lube?
From More Motorcycle Chain Lubes Reviewed - webBikeWorld

Our Opinion
Liquid Wrench Chain Lube was suggested by webBikeWorld readers. It is one of the few readily-available, retail sprays that actually does state that it's O-ring safe. However, it sprays on as an oily liquid and doesn't dry, so it leaves the chain "wet", prone to collecting dust and dirt.
Conclusion
We think the Liquid Wrench Chain Lube spray is better suited for use as a general shop lubricant rather than for a motorcycle chain.


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I like and use Liquid Performance. No mess. I get it online.
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I like both PJ1 Blue, and Bel-Ray Super Clean Chain Lube. Prefer the Bel-Ray, though. Sprays on much waxier than others I've used -- hardly any drip at all. Gives the chain a somewhat whitish, almost paraffin look, but this stuff stays put! Says O, X, Z ring safe right on the can.
Oh... and the typical road crap doesn't seem to stick to it at all...

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I can't rule out all of the following choices as economical alternatives, but I also believe you need to used Kerosene from time to time prior to applying these:

RE: Liquid Wrench Dry Lube
Webbikeworld review:
Good stuff actually, with some potential. It seems to work just like the old version of DuPont Dry Wax lube. We have contacted the manufacturer to see if the product is O-ring safe and we're giving this a longer-term evaluation as a motorcycle chain lube.

From "B.W." (September 2012): "Based on your review, I went to Liquid Wrenchs website to get more info on the Liquid Wrench Dry Lube. (My stock of the original DuPont Dry Wax lube is running low!) It linked to the attached 2008 data sheet (.pdf) for Solder Seal/Gunk Dry Lube with Cerflon aerosol, which Im assuming is the original name for the product.
The data sheet is helpful for two reasons: 1) the formula contains Teflon and sure sounds like the DuPont lube; and 2) it specifically states its safe for rubber which should mean its o-ring safe. Looking forward to your long-term test report!"

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I like both PJ1 Blue, and Bel-Ray Super Clean Chain Lube. Prefer the Bel-Ray, though. Sprays on much waxier than others I've used -- hardly any drip at all. Gives the chain a somewhat whitish, almost paraffin look, but this stuff stays put! Says O, X, Z ring safe right on the can.
Oh... and the typical road crap doesn't seem to stick to it at all...
Ditto here, love the stuff. Belray Superclean, goes on easy and stays clean!
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Dupont Teflon Chain Saver. It does fly off a little but it's good stuff.
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