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Old 08-08-2007, 08:22 PM   #16
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I only use wd 40 around the bearings after cleaning the engine. I try not too get any wd 40 in the carb cause I heard it messes up the o rings.
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Old 08-08-2007, 08:25 PM   #17
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Yeah, WD is a slovent, not good for seals.
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Old 08-08-2007, 09:35 PM   #18
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I race so often I don't use after run oil unless I'm going to put up a motor for awhile. A good fuel like Byron's %30 leaves my motors safely lubed for a week. No problems in over 3 years.
i agree never really use the stuff unless i doent run for a few weeks or more...i also run byrons 30%.....
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Old 08-08-2007, 09:53 PM   #19
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I don't touch WD-40 for storing or after run. That stuff gums up plastic and rubber. I use after run oil, Slick 50, miltec or Breakfree gun lube. MMO works great also. Just like most of us in here, I don't after run lube my motors. My cars and trucks at too busy! The end of the season is when I break them down and lube them up for storage.
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Old 08-08-2007, 10:28 PM   #20
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wd-40 for your carb and inside your engine when your storing car/truck..
It depends what engines .... high end engines usually has silicone ( orange or red ) putty inside crankshaft, and WD40 will kill it. Rubber O rings inside carburator also at risk of being swollen.

Use high quality after run oils ( clear type ) even your engine is low end type. Mugen maintenance oil, Novarossi, JP are clear type - high quality oils.
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Old 08-08-2007, 11:01 PM   #21
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there is an offseason? when is that :P

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Old 08-09-2007, 06:11 AM   #22
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WD-40 is a silicone based lubricant, it works great as after run oil and it displace moisture. but, you should not use it if your crank shaft is silicone putty filled, it will dissolve the putty.
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i ask my lhs is wd-40 is a good after run oil .. and they said that what they use ..
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yeah, WD-40 cheap and works great, it will clean your engine's internal too!
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Old 08-10-2007, 07:25 PM   #25
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whats the cost for this novorossi and other high end after run oils??
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Old 08-12-2007, 10:27 AM   #26
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Buy the AFTER RUN OIL. Its inexpensive and lasts awhile.
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