Shaun Rimmer <[email protected]
> wrote in message
> The 70's <[email protected]
> wrote in message news:bJMua.6550$J%[email protected]
> > I was reading the post about chain cleaning, and there's no advice on
> > best way to clean one, so I thought I'd repost the question. Any good advice on cleaning and
> > lubrication? (I have a power jet wash, is this a good thing to use to get the ****
> Remove chain (if it is an Sram chain, using the powerlink. If it's not an Sram chain, get one!).
> Drop chain and p/link into a lidded container. Add solvent (most here say
> use a relatively inert solvent so that you don't explode yourself. Me, I
> good old petrol and a heavy dose of common sense). Put lid on, swirl/shake and leave to stand for
> as long as you have/wish. Pick up the container
> you want the chain back and shake again, vigorously, remove chain. At this point either leave it
> to dry, or, as I usually do, give it a wash with dishwash detergent and hot water, then dry it
> _thoroughly_. Re-lube the chain, wipe off excess lube and re-fit.
> Works for me!
> Shaun aRe - Of course, you need to think and not be _dumb_ before using petroleum spirit in this
> manner - do not leave in a warm place or the evaporation may cause the lid to blow off,
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