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post #1 of 3 Old 01-02-2014, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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Motorcycle Luster Tips

Recently rode in the snow and the salt has tarnished my sprocket hub and many other parts on my motorcycle. Tried to clean it off with wd-40, purple power, and a toothbrush (Didn't work ). What are your methods successes and failures?

(Ie has CLR or other cleaners made things worse?)

I want to get it back to this:
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post #2 of 3 Old 01-03-2014, 11:28 AM
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Salt is water soluble.... Maybe a drop of dawn in a gallon bucket to knock that shit off. After that I would hit the affected area with kerosene to get the oil based crap broken down. Then.... Back with soap and water followed by a rinse of pure water. Avoid the chain with the soap. I'm certain its far from good for L M N O P or X ring chains.

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post #3 of 3 Old 01-08-2014, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks Beefsalad, I tried that and still couldn't get it where I wanted so I bought some CLR. Bad idea, DO NOT USE CLR on your parts! It gave my bolts a foggy greenish hue. Ended up cleaning them once more and using a polish wheel to press the bolts against. Fixed everything.

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