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What not to hit with power washer?

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I been riding for about 3 years now, and Ive always power washed my bikes when I get te chance, it works real well. Ive heard people say it messes up the seals and bearings-crap lik that. But I just wash it like it was with a water hose, and when I get the places like where the exhaust header meets the head, spark plug, airbox, and pipe, I just dont spray directly on those. As I said, Ive always used a power washer, and am yet to have any problems.

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- by the way, where did you get a picture of an old XR for your avatar?

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Usually, your manual will be psuedo-specific on which areas should be avoided when using powerwashers. I'm pretty sure that mine says only fork seals, and suspension linkage are areas to avoid (besides common-sense things like down the exhaust/etc).

~Cheers,

Jeff

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O-ring chains are a no-no for power washers and many solvents.

You want to keep the stuff that's behind the o-rings there, and you won't want to force anything else in there.

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