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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-02-2009, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
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Question Winterizing the bike our 2006 750s

What do most do to protect the chrome during winter storage? Some options are polish it, spray with WD40 and wash it off in the spring, what do others suggest?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-02-2009, 11:42 PM
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I live in Maryland and I didn't put my bike away last winter, I rode it every month and kept the chrome polished with McQuires Chrome Polish, didn't have a problem. I suspect that if you do the same even without riding you'll be fine. I personally wouldn't spray it with WD-40 or anything else not made for chrome. Just polish it and you'll be fine!

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WD-40 may not be friendly in that usage... Another name it aquired is gunsmiths friend due to the hard internal varnish on operating parts, and also outer rust that some claimed was caused by using WD-40...
I would use something else...
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