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Old 20-06-2018, 10:27 AM   #1
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Degreaser

What do you all recommend for degreasing.

I'm looking for a degreaser for oil and road crud to remove from a bike chain.

Would g101 work?

The dedicated bike chain degreasers are wayyyyy overpriced.
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Old 20-06-2018, 10:37 AM   #2
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What do you all recommend for degreasing.

I'm looking for a degreaser for oil and road crud to remove from a bike chain.

Would g101 work?

The dedicated bike chain degreasers are wayyyyy overpriced.
Surfex HD will do it

https://www.bilthamber.com/surfex-hd
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Old 20-06-2018, 12:12 PM   #3
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Any cheap household APC for a £1 will do the job. Spray on, leave to dwell, agitate with a brush and rinse off.
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Old 20-06-2018, 12:48 PM   #4
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I always use parafin on my bike chains. Used to buy muc off chain cleaner but parafin is a lot cheaper and does a better job.
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Elbow grease from the £1 shop or b&m bargains was really good when I used it on a customer's bike chain
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Old 21-06-2018, 09:03 AM   #6
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Old 21-06-2018, 01:19 PM   #7
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Paraffin if the chain is off, or WD40 if chain is on the bike (is what I usually use).
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May be overkill if you mean bicycle but SDOC100 Chain cleaner is hands down the most effective chain cleaner ive found/used in the last 20 years of motorcycle ownership.

Even winter crud and build up is removed with ease - spray on, leave a few mins, hose off. You can agitate with a tooth brush if you want.
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