method for stopping rust?

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method for stopping rust?

Postby 00Vs1400GLP » Sat Jan 14, 2017 6:57 am

I do not have a garage to keep my bike in and, lately, I have been noticing an accumulation of rust on my shiny parts. My question is, do any of you have a method deterring the rust from coming back after I clean it up again?

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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby Herb » Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:24 am

If you are talking the chrome plated parts, lots of wax will slow the progression of the rust, but there is nothing that can be done to totally prevent it, short of painting the parts.
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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby navigator » Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:41 am

On the chrome, Turtle Wax brand Chrome polish and rust remover, will slow it down.
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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby 00Vs1400GLP » Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:13 pm

i am talking more about the not chrome parts. my chrome is already peeling, so I have to take care of that as well. I was thinking of wax.

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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby NE_FL » Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:48 pm

I've used a hard paste wax with some success.

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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby 98VS1400 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 2:35 pm

There is a product I use called ACF50. It will work, and it will do a good job of keeping rust off parts; however, there is a trade off... it attracts dirt something fierce. The ACF50 actually buffers the parts being covered so the dirt doesn't affect it. It's not cheap either and really should be applied via a paint gun. I use the aerosol can which works fine, but it costs more since you lose product by not being able to control the flow. Just google "ACF50" you'll find all sorts of info on it.

Having said that, waxing is cheaper. [emoji106]

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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby Cerberus73 » Tue Feb 07, 2017 2:20 pm

I hear you regarding rust! only way i can think of for sure is to get drastic, strip the chrome, powder coat. Im about to star doing this to my intruder. as the chrome looks crap.sure it may have been bling bling in 87 when my bike was made, but now it just looks dated, flakey and a pain in the arse. I have started a thread on electroplating and chemical cleaning in the bike chat section.

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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby old time rider » Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:58 pm

The old RoadStar I got late last year has $500 worth of black power coat.Wheels,spokes,and some other parts.Has been on a lot of salt the last month.

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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby Brettmm92 » Mon May 01, 2017 5:03 pm

Ospho might work. It's a rust converter and can be gotten for 50$ a gallon at sherwin Williams. Ou spray it on with a spray bottle.
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I have no idea how it will affect chrome though. I'm sure an email to the company will get you some answers
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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby sgtcall » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:48 pm

I have never tried it but have heard that something like this will help. Meguiar's M5032 Marine/RV One Step Cleaner Wax. https://www.amazon.com/Meguiars-M5032-M ... B0000AY50X
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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby Forge » Sun Sep 03, 2017 7:35 am

You could always have your bike dipped in cosmoline. [emoji14]
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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby Fred » Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:08 am

WD 40 made for protecting standing missiles.

Or do what I do and make my own,, diesel and engine oil applied with a discarded kitchen cleaner spay.

Cheaper than a garage.

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Re: method for stopping rust?

Postby jeffcoslacker » Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:55 pm

Nevr-Dull leaves a protective film on stuff. Seems to help.


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