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Old 09-19-2010, 01:20 PM
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Tips and Tricks

If we could get a mod to sticky this up top, everyone add their tips and tricks for anything Motorcycle or ATV.

I'll go first, I absolutly hate cleaning my bike. H-D black wrinkle finish on the engine an transmission is pretty good, but it is a pita to clean if you have ridden on gravel or dirt roads, in the rain, or even worse, any of the 3 combined. Nothing looks worse than the paint and chrome looking really good and the black looking dirty. S-100 works really well, as does H-D's product, but its really messy and pretty spendy. STP son of a gun foaming tire cleaner on a warm (not hot) engine makes it look like new. Don't be scared to get it on the chrome, it wipes right off. Plus 1 can will do the motor and tranny 3 or 4 times. Last time I bought some it was less than $4 a can.
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Old 09-19-2010, 02:19 PM
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HD oil change...take a large plastic pop bottle and cut the side out of it leaving cap on. Slide under oil filter before removal...way less mess.
Great idea for a sticky Ryan!
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Old 09-19-2010, 08:21 PM
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Duncan, aluminum foil folded up to make the oil drain where you want it to aslo works well.
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Phillips heads trying to round out on you? Use some valve lapping compound it usually does the trick. If that don't do it for you, get a impat driver, problem solved.
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