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post #1 of 20 Old 03-21-2006, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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Im a newbie

I bought a zx-10 they other day and im gettig black scuff marks under the tail from object off the road. I' ve washed and washed them they dont come off to easy. I was wondering if anybody knows a trick to prevent this.
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me thinks your kiddin right! did ya think it just might be chain lube??

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that is chain lube and yes they can be dificult to get off. I would go to like an auto parts store and get a spray cleaner that is safe for paint. Something strong That is the best way.
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Use a paint pre cleaner to get the grime off, usually you can get it at automotive stores.
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Man now that makes me fell stupid. I bet it is chain lube. Is there anything I can put on the bike to make it wipe right off.
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you might want to get some "Simple Green", they have it everwhere, Home Depot, Rite Aid, etc, and then when its all clean, just wax it REALLY well, with mothers or some other high quality Carnuba, not the cheap liquid stuff, but the real deal. Paste or something, buff it in, do a few coats, and it will do a better job of crap not sticking on. But for bikes these days there are a LOT of cleaners/Polishers out there that are design specifically for bikes to clean grim and polish at the same time, I used some Honda brand, its a spray can that is red and worked WONDERS on my last bike.

Do you have a chain gaurd on?
maybe get a bigger one?

or better yet, buy chain cleaner, clean ALL The lube off and re-lube it with some synthetic lubes for chains, I bought one that is called Pro Honda HP chain lube or something like that and its not oily at all, more like a synthetic tacky stuff that sticks to the chain and is designed NOT to fling off like most oil based lubes


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