Anybody use Redline Shockproof Heavy in your gearbox?

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I've had good luck with this in my Harley transmission, wondering if it would work for a Commando.

Other suggestions welcome also.

Thanks all.

And Happy Fathers' Day to all the fathers. - BrianK
 

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I've heard good things about Red Line lubricants, their 'Superlight Shockproof' gear oil has been recommended as being the most suitable Red Line type for Triumph 5 speed gearboxes, so I don't know if it would be more suitable for the Norton box than the 'Heavy' or 'Light' types? It isn't generally available in the UK so I've not tried it yet.


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I run the RedLine Light Weight in a Jerico race transmission on a car and the Super Light weight in the gear box of a Honda Moto engine on a shifter kart. Both are excellent. In addition, if you have a leak the color confirms the source.
 
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Was perusing the records at the factory today and found a catalogue/designer hand book for Bronze bushes, it stated that you only needed to worry about the oil degrading the bush if the oil operated over 100 Centigrade. So we can all stop worrying about GL-4/GL-5 as the real consern is the oil never getting hot enough to get rid of mositure.
 
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100 degrees Centigrade is 212 fahrenheit. Oil almost surely goes well over that on a regular basis...?
 

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BrianK said:
100 degrees Centigrade is 212 fahrenheit. Oil almost surely goes well over that on a regular basis...?

Engine oil?....certainly, however I'm not sure oil contained in a separate Norton gearbox will get that hot?
 
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You're right of course; I was thinking of engine oil... DOI! Never mind...! - BrianK
 
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