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    Terrible corrosion on the engine casing and fly wheel of a F650CS I've just purchased. Does anyone know if the RH Side engine caing comes off and if so is the best way to sort this to have sand blasted and re-coated? cheers
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    I was wondering if anyone else had the same problems as me. My 2005 Dakar has a gold finish on the exhaust but it seems to have developed some heavy duty brown corrosion. If you had a similar problem, could you let me know how you solved it ? :?
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    Hi all my bike is a 2004 f650 gs and recently noticed some corrosion around the crankcase so i took it to BMW to have a look i have just had a phone call and they said its not there fault and i have to pay for it to be fixed if i want it done. apparently it wasnt my fault because i have not...
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    Hi all i was wondering if any body else has had this problem on the 2004 gs. It seems to be corroding badly around the lower crank casing and water pump only cosmetic but a bit rubbish. luckily its still in warrantee so bmw want to take a few picks and send of to manufacturer. just wondering it...
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    Cleaned bike last weekend after a short outing, and noticed on the engine casing near the starter motor that the paint is starting to bubble up. I've not used the bike a great deal this winter or last and have always (apart from once) washed and dried it out before parking it back in the...
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    Has anyone any tips on cleaning off the corrosion on engine casings. My 650FL has paint flakeing off in various areas. I would like to be able to clean it off and maybe re paint the affected areas. Can anyone help!!! Can I just say what a great site. I cannot belive people are so helpful...
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    Would it be worth me taking some wire-wool or a wire brush in a drill to my wheels to give it a brushed effect or would this wreck them? What have others done with theirs?
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    Hi y'all What's your thoughts on anti corrosion formula spray? Good / bad? Was looking at the ACF-50 Anti Corrosion Formula?from M&P at http://www.mandp.co.uk/list.aspx?search=on&kw=ACF-50 ... Every little helps? Steve.
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    Hi all Some help urgently needed from you all re the well known/documented problem of (salt) corrosion on the front fork legs and elsewhere. 04 Dakar, 6000 mile service at Wollaston Motorcycles. Corrosion on front fork legs (silver painted bit) and fork bridge plus rear brake master cylinder...
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    Any ideas what i can do with this? Can i remove it easily without oil and things going everywhere? How about a bit of filler and re-paint? Does anyone have a newer one for sale?
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    my bike has six months warranty left and has corrosion on forks will it be sorted under warranty or do you think dealer will tell me to take a hike? any one else had this problem? what/how did you sort it? cheers
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    Got my bike a week ago and I'm looking to give it a bit of TLC. I have noticed a few things to address, namely; # Corrosion of some of the bars on the lower section - anyone else experienced this, and any recomended action - I was thinkning of just sanding it back and putting on some...
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    Just had the 12,000 mile service done on my ~7month old CS and I'd noticed that there was what I'd consider unusual corrosion. The clutch cover on the left hand side of the engine seems particularly prone to flaking paint. Now this happens over time anyway on pretty much every bike, but the...
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    Is there any way to stop my brake disk(s) accumulating corrosion? It's mostly on my relatively new rear disk (cast iron from M'works), which - as soon as not used for a day or so in this damp weather - shows signs of the stuff. I've tried brake cleaner, which only takes of the dust from the...
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