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Offline pinkypincott

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Down Pipes
« on: October 29, 2013, 08:00:46 pm »
Hi TT men :046:

Took my SE out over the weekend in Dorset for a ride out fantastic  :001:

The roads have a load of crap on the at the moment and covers the bike so a quick hose down with cold water and in the garage afterwards,

Any suggestions on how to clean and keep the exhaust down pipes looking pristine and keep the polished copper look they have when you pick the bike up.

I ride a lot and only clean the bike properly every 4-6 weeks so don't worry  :156:

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Re: Down Pipes
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2013, 01:55:47 am »
I think the only way to do that is not ride it. 

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Re: Down Pipes
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2013, 07:38:11 am »
Autosol, scotchbrite and elbow grease, but I really don't think it's worth the effort.

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Re: Down Pipes
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2013, 10:39:55 am »
I used a chrome cleaner paste and elbow grease. :008:

did a good job.

I then got the RG radiator and pipe grills.

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Re: Down Pipes
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2013, 03:13:19 pm »
I will have to try the old Navy go-to and try some Nevr-Dull with some elbow-grease... 
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Re: Down Pipes
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2013, 01:32:58 pm »
i put on the fender extender and it makes a huge difference!! :169:

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Re: Down Pipes
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2013, 02:48:11 pm »
I have one , but haven't put it on yet.  It just doesn't seem right.

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Re: Down Pipes
« Reply #7 on: November 03, 2013, 08:41:33 am »
Ive gone the fender extender - not arrived yet.
I didn't on my previous bike and a mate did. the difference to the damage on the radiator grill was HUGE.. and his was clean.
for road tar and sticky muck I use eucalyptus oil. dissolves off, no scratching.

Seadog.  Those grills. What?, where?... I want. I want... If its not road tar and stones.. its BUGS filling the radiator grill.
could you provide a link please?
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