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Jr1 05-19-2010 09:14 PM

oil on the pipes
 
So I got an oil leak and it baked the oil on the pipes....Is there anything that will clean it off without scratching them up?
Thanx in advance!
Jr

The_AirHawk 05-19-2010 09:34 PM

Are they painted, stainless, or chrome?

mscuddy 05-19-2010 09:51 PM

WD-40 on cold pipes, Goop hand cleaner works too. Turtle wax chrome polish (with diatomatic action).

Use a sponge, or a very mild scratch pad made out of plastic. It won't scratch the metal.

Or you can use the Kenneth Moore system of immersing the entire motorcycle in warm salt water for 72 hours. Wouldn't do that myself, but some swear by it...

Jr1 05-20-2010 02:37 PM

The pipes are chrome and thanks for the quick tips!

thunderhousecycles 05-20-2010 03:33 PM

Oven cleaner works good, or goo gone as well.


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