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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-05-2003, 12:43 PM Thread Starter
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Question Remove Fairing for Cleaning

Does anyone take their plastics off to give their bike a good thorough clean?
I've been doing alot of rain riding in the past few weeks and I was wondering if I should strip the bike down and see what sort of crap has made its way into the engine nooks.
Should I spray some sort of rust inhibitor aswell?

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I take the side fairings off a couple times a yr and clean out all the crap that you can not normally get to. There really is not a lot of area to be cleaned with the fairings off, but why not when you have some time to kill. I guess if you are a rain rider, you may have some more cleaning to do than I. I can not say I have found any rust, that did not just wipe off.


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Do it on the same day you change your oil, then you kill two birds with one stone.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-29-2005, 08:10 AM
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Hi All-

DeathCannon is right on the money. It sure doesn't hurt to dislodge embedded grit and nastiness from your motorcycle. Doing it while changing oil almost makes it a pleasurable task.

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