Update, I pulled the plug and replaced the oil with aw32 hydraulic oil, and itâ€™s running near perfect now. The nice thing is that I was also able to â€śtuneâ€ť the resistance curve so now 30kph on the trainer feels similar to 30kph outside. I donâ€™t have a pm to verify, but just going on RPE Iâ€™m hanging out in roughly the same gears that I would use outside on he flat. So thatâ€™s nice.
It did take a few tries to get right though. The first time, I didnâ€™t completely drain the old stuff out of the unit, then overfilled it. The resistance was through the roof. Could barely do 80 rpm in the easiest gear. Clearly that wasnâ€™t going to work. Drained again then added fluid in 20ml increments, then 5ml until the resistance was right. Total volume 75ml
It also runs way cooler now. In the past the resistance unit would get hot to the touch, now itâ€™s just warm.
No leaks (yet...knock on wood)
Swimming Workout of the Day: http://forum.slowtwitch.com/...ost=5784860#5784860;
Favourite Swim Sets: http://forum.slowtwitch.com/...m.cgi?;post=5004659;
Unattainable goals for 2019/2020 season. https://forum.slowtwitch.com/...ost=6944848#p6944848