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simzboardr


Apr 8, 2003, 5:07 AM
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Do any of you guys use any lube on your cams. I bought the metolius stuff but never got around to using it. Is it really that necessary, or should i just wait till some major squeeks develope


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Apr 8, 2003, 5:13 AM
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Do any of you guys use any lube on your cams. I bought the metolius stuff but never got around to using it. Is it really that necessary, or should i just wait till some major squeeks develope


Ive had some forged friends since 1992, never heard a squeak out of any of them. They still trigger like new and have gotten plenty of use.


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Apr 8, 2003, 5:14 AM
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wow, thats pretty impressive, some of my BD camalots are startin to squeek after two or three years but nothing major yet


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Yup, the more you use your cams, the more crap and gunk they will accumulate. You can certainly buy the Metolius stuff, but I prefer White Lightning. You can get it at any decent Bike Shop. Don't use WD40 or stuff like it. Especialy anything Oil based. You'll regret it!


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Oh right on, i never even thought of that....i have a bottle of that white lighting stuff and its amazing on bikes...gotta work for cams


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I bought the Metolius cam cleaner/lube set...highly overrated in my opinion. A bit of white gas to clean and some White Lightning, or Boshield works better. The Metolius stuff is expensive, and for me didn't last long enough to be worth it.


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