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Offline petri oosthuizen

How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« on: June 26, 2021, 04:34:35 pm »
As Above

1) How to clean and lube this correcty to maximise life and expected wear??

2) How often do you so this??

3) Without taking the chain off every time..............???

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« Last Edit: June 26, 2021, 04:40:43 pm by petri oosthuizen »
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2021, 04:42:41 pm »
I can tell you how NOT to do it.

main stand. Idle in first gear. Take a lappie and wipe the chain running between fr and rear sprocket.

I was extremely lucky in that I only lost about 15% of my left thumb.

Some okes had all their fingers amputated.
 
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2021, 04:43:52 pm »
I can tell you how NOT to do it.

main stand. Idle in first gear. Take a lappie and wipe the chain running between fr and rear sprocket.

I was extremely lucky in that I only lost about 15% of my left thumb.

Some okes had all their fingers amputated.

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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #3 on: June 26, 2021, 04:54:08 pm »
Ek het een van daai chain brushes.

Ek spyt hom met bliksem, borsel borsel borsel.

Rinse

droog die ketting af.

Olie hom liggies met ratkas olie.

job done.


Dan elke 500kmish dan olie ek hom net weer sommer met dieselfde vuil olie lappie.  Ek het bottel leftover olie wat ek die lappie heeltyd mee optop.


Dan een of ander tyd.... bliksem ek hom weer.... rinse and repeat
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #4 on: June 26, 2021, 04:55:40 pm »
Bliksem is koning !!!!

so onverdund - hy was n kettang silverskoon.

 

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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2021, 05:40:22 pm »
Spuit hom sopnat met Q20. Ry hom en olie. Doen dit elke keer as jy van grondpad tip af kom. Mens was nie ketting nie
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2021, 05:49:56 pm »
Spuit hom sopnat met Q20. Ry hom en olie. Doen dit elke keer as jy van grondpad tip af kom. Mens was nie ketting nie

My vrou stem nie saam nie.

Ek yank net jou chain  :biggrin:
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2021, 06:04:22 pm »
Jy gaan baie verskillende opinies kry Petri.

Begin by n ordentlike ketting - O-ring of X-ring.  Ek olie my ketting elke keer as ek my bike was.  Vir my gaan dit oor roes voorkoming. 

Ek haat n wax, party manne glo net daaraan.  Wurth se dry lube is awesome, maar duur as jy baie lube.  Ek gebruik deesdae Spanjaard chain lube.

Ek glo nie regtig aan lube tydens n trip nie.  Jy trek net stof.
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2021, 06:13:47 pm »
Jy gaan baie verskillende opinies kry Petri.

Begin by n ordentlike ketting - O-ring of X-ring.  Ek olie my ketting elke keer as ek my bike was.  Vir my gaan dit oor roes voorkoming. 

Ek haat n wax, party manne glo net daaraan.  Wurth se dry lube is awesome, maar duur as jy baie lube.  Ek gebruik deesdae Spanjaard chain lube.

Ek glo nie regtig aan lube tydens n trip nie.  Jy trek net stof.

Dit is hoekom ek Q20. Gebruik. Jy beskerm en was die ketting terwyl jy. Ry. Duisende moto xs kannie verkeerd wees nie
...dis nooit te laat om n happy childhood te he nie !

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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2021, 07:01:13 pm »
Paraffien en n ou tande borsel. Skrop liggies , maak skoon met n lappie en n bietjie ratkas olie vir lube.
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2021, 07:34:05 pm »
Jy gaan baie verskillende opinies kry Petri.

Begin by n ordentlike ketting - O-ring of X-ring.  Ek olie my ketting elke keer as ek my bike was.  Vir my gaan dit oor roes voorkoming. 

Ek haat n wax, party manne glo net daaraan.  Wurth se dry lube is awesome, maar duur as jy baie lube.  Ek gebruik deesdae Spanjaard chain lube.

Ek glo nie regtig aan lube tydens n trip nie.  Jy trek net stof.

Dit is hoekom ek Q20. Gebruik. Jy beskerm en was die ketting terwyl jy. Ry. Duisende moto xs kannie verkeerd wees nie

Dis wat hul van Black Label drinkers ook s  :deal:
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #11 on: June 27, 2021, 07:24:22 am »
Wat is die "bliksem" wat jylle van praat?? Paraffien??
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #12 on: June 27, 2021, 07:58:45 am »
Fit a chain oiler.
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #13 on: June 27, 2021, 09:08:04 am »
Ek gebruik chain wax.
Sowat elke 5 tenks/1000km.
As jy by huis stop, is die ketting lekker warm en die wax is relatief "dun".
Ek het `n blackwattle houtstomp wat daar in garage le, druk dit onder die swingarm in, regs agter.
Bike rus op sidestand en hout, agterwiel net net in lig.
Hou `n lappie om die ketting, en spin die die wiel met die ander hand.
Doen dit `n paar keer, terwyl die lap bietjie roteer word, dit raak gou vuil.
Dan, lube gou met n bietjie wax.
Gebruik weer skoon gedeelte van die lap, en vee die excess af.
Nou staan jou bike tot jy weer ry, die wax sal lekker settle en sy werk doen.
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #14 on: June 27, 2021, 10:54:04 am »
Ek het nog nooit in my lewe n ketting gewas nie.

Ek vervang hom maar so elke 20 000km.

 

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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #15 on: June 27, 2021, 11:07:48 am »
As jy voel jy mt jou ketting was gebruik diesel.  Ander goeters gaan jou ketting opwetter.

Ek is met @2StrokeDan op hierdie onderwerp. Los hom net so.  Vervang wanneer ketting en tandratte moeg is.  Op my Bushlander het ek sy vervangingsketting nog nooit gewas nie en slegs na was met Q20 gespuit om roes te voorkom.  Hy hou langer as die OEM ketting wat ek gereeld geolie het.
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #16 on: June 27, 2021, 11:13:43 am »
Die probleem met enige oplosmiddel om jou ketting te was, selffs soos diesel, is jy was die ghries in die rollers uit. Q20 !
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #17 on: June 27, 2021, 11:16:36 am »
Diesel! :lol8:
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #18 on: June 27, 2021, 11:18:31 am »
Die probleem met enige oplosmiddel om jou ketting te was, selffs soos diesel, is jy was die ghries in die rollers uit. Q20 !

+1  :thumleft:
Belangrik ook is chain tension en bly ver weg met n high pressure washer van jou ketting af
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Re: How to Clean a Chain and Sprockets Correctly??
« Reply #19 on: June 27, 2021, 11:26:18 am »
Die probleem met enige oplosmiddel om jou ketting te was, selffs soos diesel, is jy was die ghries in die rollers uit. Q20 !

+1  :thumleft:
Belangrik ook is chain tension en bly ver weg met n high pressure washer van jou ketting af

Bly weg met n high pressure washer van jou BIKE af!!! :thumleft: