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Castrol Chain Wax

Castrol Chain Wax

wBW Quick Look by webBikeWorld Staff

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Castrol Chain Wax
Type: Spray Wax
Cost: High (More Info)
Efficiency: Good
Sprayer: Strong, Focused
Fling-off: Low
Sticky Factor: Low
Availability: Good (wBW Store)
Manufacturer: Castrol
More Details: 2010 Chain Lube Comparison
See Also: 2008 Chain Lube Comparison
Quick Look

Castrol Chain Wax is a synthetic motorcycle chain lube that sprays on as a mildly thick wax. It dries hard and leaves a coating.

We weren't able to determine if it penetrates the chain or side plates any better or worse than other lubricants.

The sprayer is nicely focused and the product can be applied without much overspray, so the efficiency of the delivery mechanism is fairly high.

That means that Castrol Chain Wax is good value for the money because it puts the product on the chain without a lot of waste.

Once it sets on the chain, it has good cling properties, so there is little to no fling off.

We found that it's best to use this product on a warm (but not too hot) chain for best penetration. Castrol Chain Wax can be relatively expensive -- it's more than twice the cost per unit than our least expensive (and favorite) chain lube of this batch.

Conclusion

If you like a relatively thick chain lube spray, this is a good one. It's fairly easy to find at motorcycle shops, or you can use our link to the Motorcycle Superstore.

Castrol Chain Wax on Motorcycle Chain

Publication Date: June 2008

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Publication Date: June 2008

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