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Old 07-06-2008, 07:50 PM   #1
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I'm just wondering how the silicone will react to after run oil? Is there a special type for filled crank engines? Will 3in1 oil make the silicone swell?

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I have heard that transmission oil based after runs (all the red ones) will swell the filler but I never had a problem with it. Just to safe I switched to Mobil One synthetic motor oil.
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If you can, you can use the Mugen engine oil. I personally try to keep oil off the filler at all time though, as least not letting it soak in the crank filler area.

They can be repaired though if needed. I had mine redone by Maxy from Maxy's fuel.
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im pretty sure WD40 is what is bad for it. Almost all after run oils out there are fine and wont hurt it. I myself use novarossi assembling lube though and there is no need to any lubricant to be on it.
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