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Old 02-25-2007, 07:40 PM   #16
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The main thing is that you can only put a small drop of Tribo on the comm. If you fudge it, it gunks up badly. But it did work well on the CE dyno and the track.

The great thing about Zubaks is that it doesn't matter how much you use on the comm. It never gums up and it also shows results on the CE dyno (avg 2% increase in overall power, usually rpm) and on the track. The power difference is very noticeable off the tone and through the first 5 laps of a race. Try it with and without on the track and see the timesheet difference.
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Old 02-26-2007, 12:54 AM   #17
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I prefer running them dry in all situations simply for consistency and repeatability. In my mind, any time you introduce another variable, unless you can perfectly duplicate it from run to run, you are doing yourself a disservice. If you make other tuning adjustments (a new brush, comm diameter, spring change, etc.) but then end up with two drops of juice versus one, or maybe incomplete coverage, who's to say what your changes really did.
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i never liked the tribo drops for the comm.....I don't think they gummed anything up, I just don't think they actually did anything. However, they made a great bushing lube...people wanted them, so I stocked them....

As for what I use....I don't use anything either, neither does garrett or peter. I do use some zubaks during break in, but I blow it all out before break in is done. I mainly use it to help break in the brushes to my liking....and not really on all motors...

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