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Jimmy_K

How to clean header pipe???

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I have a yz400 with a WB exhaust system. Whenever I ride in the mud my pipe bakes the mud so hard that I cant seem to get it off. It is especially bad on the front of the header. After a while it starts looking like a big rusty mess. Any tips on cleaning this thing??? thanks Jim

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Remove and start off with 180 Grit emery cloth, rotating like a throttle grip, then move down to 240. Last step is with Scotch Bright coarse then fine. You will notice that after this polishing mud will not adhere as before.

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try using a product called Calicum Lime Rust (or clr) u can get it home depot or any hardware store in the cleaning isle ,use it with a fine scotch brite pad and your pipe will look good as new ,trust me this product works and will make life must easer

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I use Simple Green and a fairly stiff plastic bristled brush. Then polish with Mothers mag and aluminum polish. The polish isn't necessary, but makes my FMF shine pretty well.

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