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cleaning under bike

Discussion in 'Maintenance and Servicing' started by ashrose, Jul 11, 2013.

  1. quick question. how or what do i clean the under side of my sump (xvs650) . i know "why would i bother" just coz i want to, every time i clean the bike the only thing i cant do is there. the problem is it got what seems to be glazed road crap and oil. ive tried a couple degreasers but they havent worked.
    any ideas? o_O

  2. Paint scraper then kero.
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  3. Brake clean and old boot brush, just make sure you don't get any on the plastics.
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  4. Degreaser works a treat believe it or not!
    You just need to spray it on and leave it for longer probably. Even overnight. You may also need a stiff brush to loosen some of the more stubborn crap.
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