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Old 06-21-09, 02:27 PM
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homemade bike lube questions

So in a nutshell, Im mixing my motor oil (5w20) with mineral spirits... 3 parts spirits to 1 part oil.

Just got done applying it and I am concerned as it is quite a bitter thinner (viscousit-wise) than the traditional lube I use. Should I be worried that I am over-diluting it with MS? too thin of a motor oil?

Also, do you have to reapply every other ride or so if you are getting into wet weather? it doesnt seem to be as 'sticky' as the wet lube I use... although it doesnt seem to attract as much crap either.
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