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Just wonder if there are any problems with use of WD-40 as an all-purpose lube, such as for brake pedal bushings, clutch lever pivot, etc? When I say 'use,' I mean small amounts, not soaked! Thanks.
 

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OneBlackFly said:
Just wonder if there are any problems with use of WD-40 as an all-purpose lube, such as for brake pedal bushings, clutch lever pivot, etc? When I say 'use,' I mean small amounts, not soaked! Thanks.
To make your clutch smooth install an easy clutch (cheap after market part) and then squirt some dry ease down the cable working the clutch lever. It will be easier to work than a hydrolic clutch (no kidding) if you do it properly. My clutch is like butter and it is all from doing what I stated.
 

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I think the name WD-40 is from its creation process. It was the 40th attempt at a formulation for an agent of "water dispersion (or displacement)".
 

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You don't want to mix it with grease because it will dissolve it. Not good for bearings and such, but great on removing adhesives.
 

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Fatb0y said:
To make your clutch smooth install an easy clutch (cheap after market part) and then squirt some dry ease down the cable working the clutch lever. It will be easier to work than a hydrolic clutch (no kidding) if you do it properly. My clutch is like butter and it is all from doing what I stated.
Do you have a link for dry ease? Thanks.
 

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Sprung said:
I think the name WD-40 is from its creation process. It was the 40th attempt at a formulation for an agent of "water dispersion (or displacement)".
@gree: that's it
 

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WD 40 is good for washing contaminants off of parts. It will float oil away, and dirt. Its specialty is the displacement of moisture. It is no good as a lubrancnt
 

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OneBlackFly said:
Just wonder if there are any problems with use of WD-40 as an all-purpose lube, such as for brake pedal bushings, clutch lever pivot, etc? When I say 'use,' I mean small amounts, not soaked! Thanks.
Take your favorite tie with the stain in it and soak it in the WD-40. Hang the tie up and then you will have a very clean tie.%[email protected]
 

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I'm starting to like the lithium grease spray. It's a little messy, but stays on longer than most spray lubes I've used.
 

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Sprung said:
I think the name WD-40 is from its creation process. It was the 40th attempt at a formulation for an agent of "water dispersion (or displacement)".
read that in the back of handyman magazine too, huh.
 

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I got away from WD40 years ago because I felt it was causing parts to rust quicker. I started using Amsoil's MP. As the label indicates it's a metal protector. It works great!!

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