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Twins Technical Talk Technical Talk for Hinckley Triumph Twins: Bonneville, T100, Speedmaster, America, Thruxton, and Scrambler.

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Old 12-11-2012, 08:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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fork lube

anybody spray their exposed forks after cleaning to keep them slippery? need something that sfe for the seals that drys after application -maybe new WD40 synthetic or a spray dry lube of some sort..
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Old 12-11-2012, 09:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Try Maxima Racing Oil SC1

I would use Maxima Racing Oil SC1. It is a silicone based product that sprays on slightly wet. You let it set a few minutes and buff off. It repels dust and dirt but leaves a slick surface and is completely dry and water resistant. I use it on all my plastics, windshields, headlights, forks, rear suspension, taillight/turn signals and anything else I want to look great. It especially looks good on black plastic, leaves it looking wet. It lasts a long time and should do the trick for you. Since it is silicone it should not hurt any seals. I even use it on all my helmets, especially visors. Dead bugs wipe right off. Make sure you buff it really well.

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sounds good. thanks. Might go ahead and install these fork boots and really don't want to overdo any lube underneath them that will collect dirt and dust and start grinding away at the metal.
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Fork boots will do more to protect the seals then any polish or lubricant you can apply. They should be standard equipment on all bikes
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