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post #1 of 3 Old 10-08-2016, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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Brake dust - how best to clean?

So...I've just acquired this 919. I'd like to see the gold colored calipers...but the tops are filthy with black brake soot.
How best to clean that "stuff" off the top?
thanks in advance.
what chemical can I use?
cloth it out....elbow grease....?
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post #2 of 3 Old 10-09-2016, 09:25 AM
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simple green works well.
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I have SimpleGReen.....I'll give it a shot.
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Location: Shambhala
"always looking for that next find".
1984 Yamaha Seca 400
1984 Honda CB125
1987 Yamaha RZ350
Various Yamaha YSR50, YSR200, YSR80
1986 Honda 500 Interceptor
1998 Yamaha R1 (first original R1)
2006 Kawasaki Ninja 250
1997 Kawasaki ZX7
1989 Honda GT650 Hawk
1989 Honda CB-1
2007 Honda 919
2001 Honda CBR F4i

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