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#1 catsbum


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Posted 14 August 2019 - 06:18 pm



How hard is to remove the header pipes. Always been very nervous about snapping the studs.


Is there a sequence...oil soak remove?  


Want them off as dirty and require some cats loving


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#2 dapleb


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Posted 14 August 2019 - 06:26 pm

Monkey pith
Monkey pith
Monkey pith
Clean around threads and remove any detritus
Monkey pith
Monkey pith
Run boike to add a Lille heat.
If resistance, monkey pith and work to/fro.

Also important..monkey pith and do not overtighten on install
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Posted 14 August 2019 - 06:34 pm

Once off if you want them to REALLY shine clean 'em with loadsa cheapo supermarket cola and a green pan cleaner.  



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Posted 15 August 2019 - 09:15 am

The nuts/studs look in perfect condition, I would be surprised if they didnt come off easily.


penetrating oil and use a hex socket

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 12:11 pm

Once off if you want them to REALLY shine clean 'em with loadsa cheapo supermarket cola and a green pan cleaner.  




harpic power plus max, wear gloves and away from the bike with hose pipe ready. rub on with green scourer, don't use a lot of pressure.


hose off...done, its that easy.


don't get the stuff on alloy as it'll melt it

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Posted 15 August 2019 - 08:30 pm

Off ? they minty compared to mine


once soaked in MP tighten ever so slightly before lucy

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Posted Yesterday, 09:01 am

Ah yes I remember when mine looked like that.....

The studs are just rust blobs. Everything works so I don't want to risk taking it apart.

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Posted Today, 08:01 am

Got some stainless dome nuts on mine as soon as I got them.

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