Rustproofing

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Rustproofing

Post by Andy5520 » Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:52 pm

Does anyone have any tips/hints on how to minimise rusting/corrosion?
I've read that Mr. Sheen on spokes & rims helps. Anyone tried it? If it works on them would it work on nuts & bolts?
Are there any products on the market worth trying?

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Re: Rustproofing

Post by redbikejohn » Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:57 pm

ACF50

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Re: Rustproofing

Post by Lord Sut » Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:05 pm

+1 for ACF 50. Used it on my dormant Bandit and its not rusted any more despite not being moved since March last year.

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Rustproofing

Post by Kelvyn » Tue Jun 05, 2012 3:05 pm

Also a fan of act50. Done a grand job on the Vfr exhaust pipes

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Re: Rustproofing

Post by MadRat » Tue Jun 05, 2012 4:11 pm

ACF50.


Dont use WD40 It is a DE-Greaser..... (Cept on the electrics) Then its good.... :) :)

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Re: Rustproofing

Post by Diesel Pete » Tue Jun 05, 2012 5:33 pm

FST 365 works well too just spray the bike with the stuff after you wash it.

It's a lot cheaper than ACF50 but you do need to reapply after each wash which I don't think you do with ACF50.

I have always used FST 365 on my bikes and I ride all year, no rust yet.

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Re: Rustproofing

Post by piguglyshandydrinker » Wed Jun 06, 2012 12:05 pm

Acf50 works well but hodeously expensive.....
I use waxoil mixed with wd40 to thin it a bit. Looks a mess, works a treat :)

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Re: Rustproofing

Post by ianrd » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:08 pm

ACF-50 does the job allyear round

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Re: Rustproofing

Post by Mark1961 » Wed Jun 06, 2012 3:40 pm

piguglyshandydrinker wrote:Acf50 works well but hodeously expensive.....
I use waxoil mixed with wd40 to thin it a bit. Looks a mess, works a treat :)

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I think ACF 50 is fair value for money. From one £14.99 can, I did two bikes a Tiger 995i and Tiger 800xc.

I use it through an old paint spray gun. Brilliant stuff.
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Re: Rustproofing

Post by Andy5520 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:59 am

Thanks all - a fairly resounding thumbs up for ACF so have ordered some. I'll keep the Mr Sheen. It's been in the cupboard for years anyway.

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