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post #1 of 14 Old Apr 12th, 2008, 5:30 pm Thread Starter
 
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Prolong..anybody tried it?

I am seriously concidering trying it in all my oil resorvairs, and I am wondering if any of you have tried it an with what results?

I tried it in my car and I felt it instantly, but that is a car quarter of the price of the bike...


Do we have a dry or wet clutch?
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post #2 of 14 Old Apr 12th, 2008, 5:48 pm
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It's a dry clutch. Standard clutch & pressure plate system.

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I went to their site and found it interestingly short on information. They tell you what it's not, but don't tell you what it is. You can get great results (reduced friction thus reduced heat, improved mileage etc etc.) by using a chlorine derivative, but you also destroy your engine in the long run. Some friction reducing chemicals actually etch into and corrode the metals in your engine: why Slick 50, STP and a few others were sued by the FTC.
Then there's the matter of spending an additional $21.95 per oil change. Why not just buy a great quality synthetic lube, be sure of what you're getting, and be happy?
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Re: Prolong: Snake Oil Alert! is all I can say.
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Prolong: When someone doesn't believe in something, they'll fall for anything.
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Re: Prolong..anybody tried it?

Dang, and here I thought this might be an alternative to Viagra without going blind!

All I can say is that threads on oil related failures on BMW motorcycles are pretty much non-existent. I need new reading glasses or sumpin'.


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Prolong: When someone doesn't believe in something, they'll fall for anything.
Hey Joe:

I WANT YOU TO BUILD AN ARK!



...WITH LOTS OF CHROME ACCENTS!



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I'm sorry..I saw "Prolong" in the title and all I could think of was "Smilin Bob"...or does this do the same thing for your engine that Bob's product is supposed to do for you?
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post #9 of 14 Old Apr 12th, 2008, 8:45 pm
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Take the Prolong and mix it with a very expensive synthetic oil and then beat it with a Magic Bullet stick blender. Heat it up in a mega wave instant kitchen oven and use it to lubricate your K-tel pocket fisherman. When you are through, toss it in the trash with the other wonderful products "as seen on TV."
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I WANT YOU TO BUILD AN ARK!



...WITH LOTS OF CHROME ACCENTS!
If I build one for ya, will you float away forever?
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Prolong: When someone doesn't believe in something, they'll fall for anything.

hahahahaha says the guys who beliieve?


or are you fibbin me and are actualy one of the smart ones who dont belive in gods?
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Dang, and here I thought this might be an alternative to Viagra without going blind!

All I can say is that threads on oil related failures on BMW motorcycles are pretty much non-existent. I need new reading glasses or sumpin'.
I was getting pretty worked up thinking I could last longer.


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Yep. After four hours I went to the hospital like the bottle said. The nurses were interested, but cautious. I was sore for three days, but the wife was pretty content for a while.

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post #14 of 14 Old Apr 14th, 2008, 4:13 am Thread Starter
 
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Get yourself a shot of "Nebido" every 8-10 weeks....works for me where I am at an 20 year old libido level...

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