Aluminum will corrode from contact with dirt,
mud, or road salt. Clean aluminum parts
regularly and follow these guidelines to avoid
● Do not use stiff brushes, steel wool, or
cleaners containing abrasives.
● Avoid riding over or scraping against curbs.
Follow these guidelines to prevent scratches
● Wash gently using a soft sponge and plenty
● To remove stubborn stains, use diluted
detergent and rinse thoroughly with plenty
● Avoid getting gasoline, brake fluid, or
detergents on the instruments, panels, or
Exhaust Pipe and Muffler
The exhaust pipe and muffler are stainless steel
but may become stained by mud or dust.
To remove mud or dust, use a wet sponge and
a liquid kitchen abrasive, then rinse well with
clean water. Dry with chamois or a soft towel.
If necessary, remove heat stains by using a
commercially available fine texture compound.
Then rinse by the same manner as removing
mud or dust.
Even though the exhaust is made of stainless
steel, it can become stained. Remove all marks
and blemishes as soon as they are noticed.
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