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Time for a wash

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By Wom Battle

After riding through the deluge that was Central Victoria for 5 days my once white/silver sparkling Harley Davidson Road King was the dirtiest it has ever been, even dirtier than after the 6200k WA/Nullarbor Crossing late last year.  I spent the morning looking for other things to do rather than starting to wash it but before lunch it was time to buite the bullet and get cleaning.

Hosing and washing, slowly dismantling the bike as I went saw more and more dirt and crap revealed.  Of particular concern was baked on black spots on the exhaust, particuarly on the rear of the slipons. After some trial and error I ended up using Polyglaze Bug and Tar remover like a wet polish to do this and it worked a treat (but it was hard work).  Washing done and a generous coating of Canauba wax and slow re-assembly the job was done after only 5.5 hours.





 

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