Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Tips to clean your dirt bike

A pit bike is a small off-road/on-road motorcycle originally used for riding around the pits or staging area of a motocross race. Cheap pit bikes for sale are readily available online. Maintaining the pit bike properly extends the life of it.  Improperly washing your bike can literally cause more damage than the rigors of racing. So here we explore the routine dirt bike washing tips that can extend the life of your dirtbikes components.

Clear the mud

Increase the pressure of the washer, so that the thickest layer of mud slides down. The foam on the seat is removed through water and detergent. Make sure that the power washer does to wand directly at rubber seals. Don’t sprinkle detergent on the brake pads or discs. The detergent will bond to the disc glazes the first time you use your brakes. This will render your pad useless.

You need to gently remove the mud through hot water, sponge and some stiff brushes. Start by scrapping off the big mud clods inside your fenders around your engine and stuck to your tires.

Remove Seat

To avoid your seat from soak up a bunch of water, you need to clean the outside of the seat with a brush. If the seat is not able to suck up enough water and it will crack down structurally and loose the cushion effect.

Clear the air filter

Air filter usually gets choked up with dirt and grim all around. They are primarily responsible for keeping your engine clean. For better maintenance, you need to stuff a rag in the intake air boot or fasten a air box cover in place.

Cap your silencer

To stop the water from getting flushed inside the exhaust pipe, you need to use a rubber plug for it.

Gentle touch while washing

Your brushes will get the job done. If you insist on using your power washer, please concentrate on deflecting dirt away from your bike. You don’t want to drive it into your bike’s crevices.

Keeping your dirt bike cleaned is of utmost important, it is not a vanity thing. A proper cleaning of your dirtbike will help in extending the life of your bikes components.

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