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what are you guys yousing to keep you engin from corroion i opend my hood this year after storing it and almost puked right there its corroded all to hell wtf can i do to bring it back to what it was any help would be great hell cat :trail:
 

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I keep mine wiped down with WD-40
 

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I spray mine down with a thicker penatrating lube in the spring and clean it off with brake clean in the fall. wd40 is better than nothing but seems to be gone by the time i look in the fall its a little to thin.
 

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WD 40 for sure. But it has a lot with how you store it. It needs to be well ventilated where you keep it. I'm assuming you keep it indoors and covered with just your regular cover?. Sometimes I see guys keep them outside swaddled in plastic and thats the worst thing cuz it holds the moisture in. You should also plug the exhaust and the intake bores. The inside of the motor is exposed to the same enviroment as the outside. Fogging in the spring and plugging works good against this. Spray everything with WD 40. I've cleaned corrosion like your talking about using Con Coil which is a condenser coil cleaner that air conditionig guys use. It etches the aluminum and cleans it bright. A small wire brush to clean it up works good. Then spray it down with WD.
You might need to paint your pipe.
 

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I do the same, brake clean-(red can),WD40. Also WD everything in the rails. I am lucky enoff to have a nice heated toy box. This I am sure helps,even temps, and air movement. Dont tell me I am the only one that uncovers the sled in summer, just to look at it for a week or 2,and to look it over. OK I might make a ringgtingting sound when sitting in it.
 

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hahahaha mine sit in the garage or enclosed trailer un covered. never had a prob. wd 40 and armor all ftw
 

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WD-40 for sure, but where are you storing your sled? must be in a very damp area.
 

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in a lean two off the end of the shop its open thought thanks for the info guys will try what you have said :bleedgreen
 
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