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Maxima Chain Wax Lube

5/5 (8 Reviews)
MSRP : $4.74

Product Description

  • Eliminates “fling off” & seals lubricant to chain
  • Special paraffin base creates waxy film
  • Excellent rust protection
  • For o-ring and conventional chains
  • Does not attract dirt
  • Light amber color
  • 8oz Aerosol Cans, Net Wt. 5.5oz/156gm - $4.74

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    Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by arcdude a Cross Country Rider from Detroit

    Date Reviewed: September 23, 2011

    Strengths:    Goes on thin, dries to a wax, does not attract dirt
    Chain lasts forever.

    Weaknesses:    I can no longer find it in stores.

    Bottom Line:   
    I love this stuff. I am still on my original chain after 25,000 miles. because it is a wax it doesn't leave a stickly residue so the chain does not get dirty quickly. But for some reason, my local Honda dealer does not like wax and stopped carrying this product. I cannot find it anywhere else.

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    Favorite Trail:   paved road

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Similar Products Used:   Nothing similar

    Bike Setup:   HOnda Rebel 250

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by manciaux a Cross Country Rider from Alamo, CA

    Date Reviewed: November 24, 2009

    Strengths:    Very clean and prevents wear. I used the chain for an entire year with NO measurable wear. That never happens for me. The chain always looks clean and leaves your hand pretty clean when you touch the chain. It lasts through rain, sand, dust and mud.

    Weaknesses:    The only way for Maxima to work is if the chain starts 100% perfectly clean. Degrease the heck out the chain. Let it dry completely. Use a blow dryer or oven to warm it up. Put it on the bike. Spray the Maxima on and spin the chain. Wipe off any excess.

    To maintain the lube I use a rag to clean any excess dirt off once a week. I spray on some additional lube and rewipe.

    Bottom Line:   
    This is the cleanest lube it have yet found and it also is fantastic at preventing chain wear.

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    Favorite Trail:   Las Trampas

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $8.00

    Purchased At:   Cycle Gear (motorcyl

    Similar Products Used:   Many bike lubes - I've tried them all.

    Bike Setup:   Specialized Stumpjumber

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by clembo05 a Weekend Warrior from Ft Lauderdale USA

    Date Reviewed: September 4, 2008

    Strengths:    Increased chain durability coupled with less mess.

    Weaknesses:    Wife hates the smell. (only lasts a day or so)

    Bottom Line:   
    This is a great product, having used it for years on both my Triumph Daytona and the mountain bike. I do think that it is slightly thick to get full penetration. However I now take the chain off the bike and clean by shaking it in a jar with mineral spirits, comes up like new. Then in a separate jar I have sprayed a quantity of chain wax and added a little bit of mineral spirits to get total penetration, after a little soak,remove, wipe off excess with a rag and leave outside to dry. It all sounds like a big pain in the arse but I now have over 3K miles on the one chain with little evidence of wear. Bottom line is if you want you chain to shift smoothly, run quietly and look new then give the above method a go.

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    Favorite Trail:   Markham park

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $7.00

    Purchased At:   Local M/C shop

    Bike Setup:   Klein Mantra with XT throughout.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Robert a Cross Country Rider from Oakland

    Date Reviewed: December 24, 2006

    Strengths:    good penetration.Good stuff for m/c's

    Weaknesses:    crap for bikes, to much drag.

    Bottom Line:   
    crap for bicycle application. i will give five turds across the board because it is good stuff just not for bicycles.

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    Favorite Trail:   all

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $7.00

    Purchased At:   local mc shop

    Similar Products Used:   white lightning, progold, various finishline products,purple extreme & many others.

    Bike Setup:   yes they are bikes

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Fred a Weekend Warrior from Bettendorf, Iowa

    Date Reviewed: July 4, 2005

    Strengths:    It works, lasts, is clean. Ride it thru a rainstorm, wipe the chain off, and the chain still runs quiet.

    Weaknesses:    Smells a bit.

    Bottom Line:   
    $7.50 for a 13.5 oz. spray can and each application will last at least 200+ miles thru rain and whatever. Don't tell your LBS about it, or they will start selling it for $5.00 for a 2oz. container.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $7.49

    Purchased At:   Local Motorcycle Shop

    Similar Products Used:   All of the usual lubes.

    Bike Setup:   Two single-speeds with 1/8" BMX chains, and a ShimanoXT 9-speed.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Mario Pereira a Cross Country Rider from Pembroke Pines, Fl USA

    Date Reviewed: April 2, 2005

    Strengths:    easy application (spray), no mess, no dripping. Penetration is excellent and keeps the chain well lubricated for a good 300-400 miles. 1 can can last you for months.

    Weaknesses:    none

    Bottom Line:   
    I have used this chain wax in all my motorcycles (CBR 1000-RR, GSXR-600 and RC-51) for roadracing and street riding, and have never changed brand, all other chain lubes are messy. I decided to try this on my MTB and works like a charm. Just dont don't spray to much and try to do it when the chain is warm for better penetration.

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    Favorite Trail:   all Non-flat terrains

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $3.00

    Purchased At:   local shop

    Similar Products Used:   belray chain lube, honda chain lube, etc.

    Bike Setup:   hardrock pro-disc

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Carl from Draper, UT

    Date Reviewed: July 29, 2003

    Strengths:    Stays on the chain very well

    Bottom Line:   
    Last a long time, is easy to clean when the chain gets dirty, penetrates far better than dry wax lubes and doesn't become a dirt vacum like oils.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $2.00

    Similar Products Used:   white lightning, teflon lubes, most of the others

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Tom a Cross Country Rider from Kokomo, IN, USA

    Date Reviewed: March 7, 2002

    Strengths:    Does not fling off, lasts a long time, & saves your chain.

    Weaknesses:    Smells funky after its applied.

    Bottom Line:   
    This is some great stuff. I only been biking for 2 months but I have used this on my KTM 360's chains for 5 years. I'm getting better than 1000 miles per chain and this is riding a 50+ HP dirt bike through mud, over rocks, and aroung trees. In other words I'm giving the chains hell and they come back asking for more.

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    Favorite Trail:   Town Run Trail Park

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Price Paid:    $6.00

    Purchased At:   Any good motorcycle shop

    Similar Products Used:   None

    Bike Setup:   Gary Fisher w/XTR & 'Zokes.

    Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

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