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Assembly Lube Uses

We’re two days through the work week, and that means it’s time for another #techtiptuesday! This week we want to talk about a handy little tool that is rather helpful when…..well really all the time. Having a bottle of Assembly Lube within reach in your shop can help save you time, energy, and prevent damage. Assembly

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Premix Ratios

It’s time for another #techtiptuesday and this time it’s a special edition! We went way back in our past for this one, back to our first ever product that is, Golden Spectro Motorcycle Two Cycle Premix. There are many…many things we want to talk to you about two stroke oils. It is a topic that has a

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Motorcycle Specific Oil

It is time for a very important #techtiptuesday We can’t stress it enough, this is an issue that we see every day, and it can have serious negative effects on your motorcycle. It is a topic that has been thoroughly debated, but today we will discuss the facts. Today’s topic is why you shouldn’t use automotive oils

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Batch Blending

For this week’s #techtiptuesday we want to discuss small batch blending, what it is, why we do it, what the alternative is, and what it means for you! Small batch blending is the art of blending oil in a blending tank in a limited quantity. To use our setup as an example, we typically blend between 110

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Oil Consumables

For today’s #techtiptuesday we are going to talk about the science of why regular oil changes are important. We’ve discussed in the past how viscosity can change in mineral oils over extended use, but there is another important factor to keeping the oil in your vehicle fresh, and that is what we refer to as “consumables”. Consumables

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Oil Shelf Life

Time for another #techtiptuesday to begin! This week we are going to talk about oil shelf life. We often get people asking if it safe to use old oil bottles they find around their house, if it is going to cause damage, or if the oil has “gone bad”. The general rule of thumb when dealing with

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Fuel vs Ethanol

Today’s #techtiptuesday talk is about fuel, changing standards, and what that means for you and your machines. It’s not uncommon these days to see stickers at the gas pump such as E10, but what does that mean? Recent trends have seen gas stations adding Ethanol Alcohol to gasoline. There are a number of reasons that this is

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What are PAO base stocks?

Time for another #techtiptuesday ! This week we want to talk to you about base stocks, specifically Group IV base stocks. There are 5 grades of base stocks, Groups I, II, and III are all refined from a mineral base, Group IV is PAOs and are a man made synthetic, and Group V is all other man

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Viscosity 101

For our first ever #techtiptuesday we want to talk about Viscosity. This is a word that a lot of people know, but may not understand what it truly means. Viscosity is the resistance of a substance to flow. In the video you see two fluids side by side, water, and honey. Water has a low viscosity, or

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