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What is the proper way to grease the chain on a speed3 :???:
What needs to be done first. I have the grease and a small brush for it.I don't want to put a lot on or a little. Does anyone know :cool:
 

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To properly clean it , it needs to be removed and soaked in Keorsene, if you cant remove it a toothbrush, rag soaked in Kerosene will clean it just fine.
 

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Not to belittle you but it seems that you do not know how to do any of the maintenance on your bike. Is this your first? If so, the dealer or find a friend that is knowledgable and hanve them assist. Yes chain lube (oil) is the only type of lubricant that you want to apply to your chain.

Do you have the owners manual?
 

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I'll tell ya what, fer a small fee, you can attend the Cheapbastard maintenance school and learn all of these things in one day from the cheapster himself. I'll even give you the Trat discount. :wink: :-D
 

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I just bought the bike last month and don't know much about it the bike is in imaculate condition and does not need anything but gas and go. I do not have the owners manual just the repair manual in pdf on my computer. If anyone needs it i can send :cool:
 

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On 2007-01-18 06:52, cheapbastard wrote:
I'll tell ya what, fer a small fee, you can attend the Cheapbastard maintenance school and learn all of these things in one day from the cheapster himself. I'll even give you the Trat discount. :wink: :-D
CB will even let you work on Old Yeller at no extra charge. Just be sure to bring a case of the Mobil 1 Racing 4T oil.
 

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Asking a group of bikers how to grease a chain is a bad idea. It's like asking if a girl is pretty - too many opinions. Keep it clean and greasy to protect from moisture. Remember that excess lube will hit your rear wheeel and tire.
Some stuff can pnetrate the ring seals and contaminate or displace the factory lubricant. The only reason I use grease is that it clings better, feeping the chain from rusting.
I wash mine with motoroil and a rag to get the grit off wipe it down several times until the rag doesn't come of black then apply synthetic grease and wipe it down again.
 

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Does anyone here have any experience with a ScottOiler (www.scottoiler.com)?? I'm particularly bad at keeping up with chain maintenance and might consider one of these. Any thoughts?

kjazz
 

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Asking a group of bikers how to grease a chain is a bad idea.
Yes it is. but we were all grasshoppers once. I remember a thread where the cheapster asked about the TORS tune. LOL

So do we have to ride 02S3 tip so hard, Dragon
 

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On 2007-01-18 17:26, kwajazz wrote:
Does anyone here have any experience with a ScottOiler (www.scottoiler.com)?? I'm particularly bad at keeping up with chain maintenance and might consider one of these. Any thoughts?

kjazz
I have only read about scottoilers on forums. but whoever has one can't stop praising it most of the time. Not just hassle free but extends chain and sprocket life as well.

but I m not lazy.......I do ok without it :-D :-D
 

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On 2007-01-18 17:26, kwajazz wrote:
Does anyone here have any experience with a ScottOiler (www.scottoiler.com)?? I'm particularly bad at keeping up with chain maintenance and might consider one of these. Any thoughts?

kjazz
I got one, all I can say is do it. Try and get the double feeder also. Goes on real neat on the S3.
Only downside is that it's a wee bit expensive but, I had done 28,000kms on my ex Kawi and the sprockets and chain were still like brand new. The oiler was NOT sold with the Kawi. It now resides happily on my S3.
 
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