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Old 11-10-2012, 02:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I know kerosene is good to use to clean chains but I was wondering if you guys can tell me if this is okay to buy before I purchase it?

Also, what are some good ways to apply kerosene onto the chain?

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Old 11-10-2012, 02:22 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I use a rag.
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I use dupont chain saver and a rag as well. But I'm going through cans like crazy and figured I would save some money if I used kerosene to clean the chain and then used the dupont to lube it up.
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Save more money and use diesel to clean the chain instead of kerosene. Rag and a tooth brush.
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Save more money and use diesel to clean the chain instead of kerosene. Rag and a tooth brush.
Where can I purchase diesel? And how do I dispose of it properly after I use it?
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WITHOUT THE BIKE RUNNING...... just thought id throw that out there. Just in case
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No no, on a stand in first gear...

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I picked up a gallon of kerosene at a gas station about two years ago and I still have about 1/4 of it left. I also do 10,000 miles a year round about so it gets used. Diesel will do just as good of a job, so I would go buy whichever is lesser expensive. Kerosene I think has less fumes than diesel does though.
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Thanks for adding that Garrett. You're right, better tell the noobs than look at gruesome pictures.


Haha honestly it wouldn't surprise me to see one of them think to do that as a quicker way to clean it up without thinking of any consequences.

I've seen pics of what a nice new rear sprocket does to human flesh.... not pretty at all
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