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Old 05-19-2010, 09:14 PM   #1
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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?
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Old 05-19-2010, 09:34 PM   #2
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Are they painted, stainless, or chrome?
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Old 05-19-2010, 09:51 PM   #3
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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...
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Old 05-20-2010, 02:37 PM   #4
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The pipes are chrome and thanks for the quick tips!
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Old 05-20-2010, 03:33 PM   #5
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Oven cleaner works good, or goo gone as well.
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