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Offline grumpyoldgit

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Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« on: Jun 09, 2021, 06:03 PM »
After a  :192: from One Hundred miles Away about the state of my headers in my last pic, and a rainy morning of boredom I plucked up the enthusiasm for giving the bike its annual degrease of the undercarriage and a quick polish of the headers (no Harpic involved).

Good for another year now  :028:




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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #1 on: Jun 09, 2021, 06:22 PM »
Nice job. Was that just autosol and elbow grease.

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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #2 on: Jun 09, 2021, 06:36 PM »
*Originally Posted by McVicar [+]
Nice job. Was that just autosol and elbow grease.

Almost yes, I used an old strip of red scotchbrite fibre pad thingy and autosol to get the worst off and then went over it again with a cloth.

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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #3 on: Jun 09, 2021, 06:42 PM »
Good effort that Grumpy.

I will award you a 7 out of 10, but please don't leave it anymore than a few weeks before redoing.

Well done to you for a good first effort.   :152:
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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #4 on: Jun 10, 2021, 11:53 AM »
If you run out of Autosol then tooth paste is a good substitute and it's cheaper.

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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #5 on: Jun 10, 2021, 04:20 PM »
*Originally Posted by 100milesaway [+]
Good effort that Grumpy.

I will award you a 7 out of 10, but please don't leave it anymore than a few weeks before redoing.

Well done to you for a good first effort.   :152:

Do I get a certificate  :2:

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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #6 on: Jun 10, 2021, 04:31 PM »
*Originally Posted by grumpyoldgit [+]
Do I get a certificate  :2:
No, but he may take you into a dark corner and show you the finer points of polishing 🥴
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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #7 on: Jun 10, 2021, 08:02 PM »
*Originally Posted by grumpyoldgit [+]
Do I get a certificate  :2:
No, but you may get a slap if you let them get in a mess again.  :008:
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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #8 on: Jun 11, 2021, 12:45 PM »
i never get my bike that clean, ever
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Re: Love the smell of Autosol in the morning!
« Reply #9 on: Jun 14, 2021, 08:00 PM »
That's pretty impressive.   :020: :020:

My Mk1 doesn't look anything like that.   :notsure:    Probably didn't the day I rolled it out of the showroom...   :138:

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