Question about 2005 Harley Davidson VRSCA V-Rod

1 Answer

Chain How often do I need to lubricate the chain? What with?

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.


    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 2,336 Answers

Every 600 miles or 1000 km, either spray wax chain lubricant or pour some gear oil on it.

Posted on Nov 20, 2008


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

2 Answers

Lubricate has stopped flowing to lubricate the chain when in use. What should I do?

didnt specify make model ---generic answer--check level in tank ---if good remove cover, chain,and chain bar and look for a small foam sponge type material on inside frame along where chail and bar are thats what allows the oil to lube chain if covered in debris or clogged clean and or replace the following link showes the ioler on different models
Chainsaw Oiler Not Working Yahoo Video Search Results

Jul 12, 2016 | Garden

1 Answer

Need to know what kind of oil is used in 2.0 cid gas chainsaw?

Chain oil for the chain

STIHL Bar and Chain Oil - Chainsaw Accessories ' STIHL USA Rating: 4.5 - ‎6 reviews Don't let friction cut down your chainsaw's performance. STIHL bar and chain oil is specially formulated to adhere to your chainsaw's bar and chain, providing ...

2 stroke oil for the engine

XP® Professional Peformance 2 Cycle Engine Oil 50:1 ... > ... > Accessories > Lubricants & Fuels XP® Professional Peformance 2 Cycle Engine Oil 50:1. Our best ... 610 00 01-31, 6.4 oz. bottle for 2 1/2 gal. mix (50:1 Mix), $ 3.29. 610 00 01-32 ... Chainsaws.

Oils and lubricants STIHL

Feb 08, 2016 | Garden

1 Answer

What chain oil in RM1015P

Hello, The chain lubrication oil is called bar and chain oil. It is specially formulated to cling to the bar and chain to ensure maximum lubrication. You can obtain bar and chain oil at any hardware store or power equipment shop.

Jul 14, 2014 | Remington 10" Model Rm-1015p Electric Pole...

1 Answer

What Oil is used for the bar & chain lubrication

Hi khipiercy...
You will use "Bar and Chain Oil" for your chain and bar is specially formulated to be used on chains and bars of chainsaws...
You can buy it at any Loews,HomeDepot, Ace Hardware, etc.
Please take time to rate me

Sep 22, 2011 | McCulloch Garden

1 Answer

How often does the chain need lubricating

Touch your chain, feel it, does it feel super hot, does it feel sandy, does it make alot of noise, is it loose?
Riding conditions is the main factor for your chain.
Do you travel down alot of dirt roads? the worse the conditions the more frequent lubrication is required.
If your chain gets alot of dirt on it then you'll need to wash that off and then lubricate it.
A well maintained chain will also save on your sprokets.
I check mine once a week, sometimes its good and sometimes its dirty and needs washed and lubricated.
I use chain lube that doesn't fly off and get all over my bike. In a pinch any lube will due.

Nov 29, 2010 | 2008 BMW G 650 Xcountry

2 Answers

What type oil do you need for an electric chainsaw?

you need to buy chainsaw lube oil, its red and lubricates the chain.chainsaw chain lubricant. plz rate-bozcro

Sep 10, 2009 | Heavy Machinery

1 Answer


Every 600 miles or 1000 km, either spray wax chain lubricant or pour some gear oil on it.

Nov 20, 2008 | 2008 Harley Davidson VRSCD Night Rod

2 Answers


The answer depends on whether external chain lubrication is beneficial for a chain with internal grease sealed with o-rings and perhaps how often you clean your chain. One school-of-thought believes that no additional lubrication is needed. The other believes that the sprocket and chain surfaces that do not have permanent grease also need to be lubricated. The chain manufacturers tell us that also lubricating the chain and sprocket surfaces will extend the life of these components. But a chain lube will sling-off unless designed to stick to the chain so it needs to stay tacky. Consequently it will also attract grit and road debris that, in turn, will accelerate wear faster than if you just have a clean unlubricated chain. Chain lube will also reduce power losses due to friction and shed water that leads to rust (and wear). If you live in a wet climate, you should probably use chain lube to prevent rust. A chain newly-cleaned with WD-40 will have a coat of light oil that will effectively displace water and reduce surface corrosion of the links. It's a low viscosity oil so any excess will sling off easily, but will attract very little grit - much less that any chain lube - and it will have the same rolling friction as a number of chain lubes on the market. WD-40, used as a one-step cleaner and lubricant is sufficient. Because it is a light oil, some fling-off will occur, so any excess should be wiped-off. USED REGULARLY, it provides good corrosion protection, low (but not the lowest) rolling resistance, and attracts less road grit than waxy chain lubes. So your chain stays very clean. If you aren't inclined to clean and lube your chain regularly, or often ride in wet conditions that promote corrosion, there are chain lubes on the market that are designed to stick to your chain to resist fling-off and provide longer-lasting corrosion protection. Some remain tacky and attract grit, some stay slippery to the touch. All of them need to cleaned off and renewed at some point. If you’ve decided to use chain lube after cleaning your chain, then it’s best to use straight kerosene as your cleaner because the light oil that WD-40 contains will make it difficult for the chain lube to stay attached without flinging-off.,,,

Nov 10, 2008 | 1977 Ducati 860 GTS

1 Answer

Lubricate the chain

Every 600 miles or 1000 km either spray wax chain lubricant or pour some gear oil on it. ,

Nov 10, 2008 | 2007 AJP PR4 125 Enduro

Not finding what you are looking for?
2005 Harley Davidson VRSCA V-Rod Logo

Related Topics:

112 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Harley Davidson Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

5060 Answers


Level 3 Expert

4354 Answers


Level 3 Expert

81400 Answers

Are you a Harley Davidson Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides