Rim grease


10 replies to this topic
  • ghoti

Posted September 19, 2005 - 07:10 AM

#1

Do you use it?
This is the kind you put on your air filter, not the other kind.

  • hitech

Posted September 19, 2005 - 12:46 PM

#2

Yes, grease is your friend.

  • Supplicate

Posted September 19, 2005 - 05:10 PM

#3

Never have used the sealer grease, been considering starting with it though.

  • wr450fyamaha

Posted September 19, 2005 - 05:12 PM

#4

what exactly is it? sounds like something for me :banghead: :applause:

lately ive been goin crazey with grease........doin the chain before and afer each ride......axles very often.......zerts (er however u spell it) every 700 miles ish.... am i missing anything?

  • hitech

Posted September 19, 2005 - 06:43 PM

#5

any multipurpose grease will do around the sealing face of the air filter. Makes for a good seal to keep out the dirt. Here's what I use

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  • qadsan

Posted September 19, 2005 - 07:51 PM

#6

I use PC Racing's Pro Seal on some of my bikes. It's a neopreme seal that takes the place of grease and it works well. My airboxes have stayed clean enough through dust, silt, talc, sand, etc. On our bikes that don't have the Pro Seal, I use rim grease just as I've been doing for the last 30+ years.

  • Naru

Posted September 20, 2005 - 11:32 PM

#7

Always used 'rim' grease on all of my bikes, and always will. No real point in oiling up an air filter if the dust can just get in from the sides. For grease, I find that any old waterproof bearing grease works well, as it's nice, thick, and sticky as hell.

When I got my XR650r, I was less than thrilled with the air filter mounting. I went with the Uni filter, but the damn thing didn't fit that well and bulged out. I was concerned heavily about dirt making it around the filter, and there was no real surface that the filter sat against like on most bikes. So, I bought a tube of automotive waterproof grease, and put it into a grease gun with a tip. Then I ran a thick bead all the way around the edge of the airbox, where it is recessed. I usually wipe the grease away and lay another bead every 3-4 airfilter changes. Seems to work well for keeping the dirt out so far (along with a good bead around the filter itself). :banghead:

  • JackAttack

Posted September 21, 2005 - 12:59 AM

#8

Dumb questions like this are the reason guys like Irondude and other intelligent guys don't read and respond to real questions in this forum.


Sad! :applause:


F U Honda ..............I'm riding a KTM this weekend. :banghead:

  • ghoti

Posted September 21, 2005 - 04:42 AM

#9

Dumb questions like this are the reason guys like Irondude and other intelligent guys don't read and respond to real questions in this forum.


Sad! :applause:


F U Honda ..............I'm riding a KTM this weekend. :banghead:



At least we have one ignoramus, thanks Jack.

  • roadcam

Posted September 21, 2005 - 07:15 AM

#10

Dumb questions like this are the reason guys like Irondude and other intelligent guys don't read and respond to real questions in this forum.


Sad! :applause:


F U Honda ..............I'm riding a KTM this weekend. :banghead:



makes me glad that I didnt Read and Respond to this post ... I wouldnt wanna be in that 'un-intelligent' category ...
:lol:

  • Naru

Posted September 21, 2005 - 04:58 PM

#11

Gotta help everyone out. Well, everyone but that WR450F kid, anyway.

Btw Jack, given the option, I'd rather get the 10 seconds of my life back I spent reading your useless reply then the 5 minutes reading and responding to the original poster. :banghead:





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