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post #1 of 4 Old Sep 17th, 2013, 2:55 am Thread Starter
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Alloy engine cover cleaning

Greetings all

Does anyone have a good way to clean up the engine side covers and footpeg brackets on old K100's? I don't want them looking like mirrors just clean of old grime and scratches.

This is the last task before spraying the original colour back on.

Cheers and kindest regards to all.

Paul Harrington
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1999 K1200LT Champagne "Bismarck"
1983 base K100 "Bavarian Belle"
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post #2 of 4 Old Sep 19th, 2013, 5:07 am
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Re: Alloy engine cover cleaning

I'm going to try Meguiars Hot Rims wheel cleaner today. I will let you know how it turns out.
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Thanks mate. Please keep me posted on how you get on.

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post #4 of 4 Old Sep 28th, 2013, 8:33 pm
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Re: Alloy engine cover cleaning

I ended up using a product called Simple Green. It is a really good degreaser and don a really great job. Engine looks new. Scratches are still there but Wow it really turned out good.
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