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Tri-Flow users. $$$ saving tip.

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Tri-Flow users. $$$ saving tip.

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Old 02-14-06, 10:40 AM
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The first time I bought lubricant for my chain I decided on Tri-Flow. I bought a 4 oz. can from my LBS for a whopping $6.99+tax (like $7.45 or so)!

Months later I was in my local Harley dealership getting some m/c parts and notice Tri-Flow on their shelf, but at a HUGE savings over the LBS price. How about $11.95 for 12 ozs! That's like, 43% less than 4 oz can costs.

Funny thing is, products at Harley shops are usually priced sky high, so I can't imagine what you'd pay for the same 12 oz. can at some aftermarket m/c shop.



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FWIW, aerosol lubes are rather wasteful. I think that Tri-Flow does come in a small, drip-nozzle plastic bottle.
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Originally Posted by lrzipris
I think that Tri-Flow does come in a small, drip-nozzle plastic bottle.
I bought a 4oz. drip-nozzle plastic bottle at my LBS for $5.
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Old 02-14-06, 11:00 AM
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Originally Posted by lrzipris
FWIW, aerosol lubes are rather wasteful. I think that Tri-Flow does come in a small, drip-nozzle plastic bottle.
yes it does. i have a 2oz drip bottle that i bought 18 months ago and it should last me half way through the upcoming summer. $4.99 didnt break the bank.
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Good lord you have ugly carpet.
I agree!!!! Hehee...

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i sell tri flow at my shop for 4 dollars
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I buy my tri flow in 6 oz aerosol can from ace hardware for $ 3.99. I bought at ace in Maryland and wisconsin so I think it's a regular stock item for them.
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You can find a similar lube with teflon at Lowes for about $4.
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Originally Posted by Will G
You can find a similar lube with teflon at Lowes for about $4.
DuPont Teflon Multi-Purpose Lube? Blue bottle, red cap. I use the drip bottle for the bike & the aerosol for the motorcycle (it's O-ring safe for any other motorcyclists on the forum). Good lube & as usual cheaper then bike specific rip-offs...
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