Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Welcome to suzuki800 Intruder forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50, Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder.

You will need to register before all the area's become visible, before doing so please enter & read the first thread in the Introductory area

It will only take a minute to register & it would be great to have you on board
This is a free to access and use site.
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum

A UK Site Dedicated To The Suzuki C800, VL800, VX800, M800, VZ800, VS800, C50, M50 Model Intruder / Boulevard / Marauder
 
HomeRegisterLog in

 

 Harpic Blue

Go down 
AuthorMessage
simbo
* Site Guru *
simbo


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeSat Jun 27, 2015 9:28 pm

Just something I spotted on another site, anyone tried it? looks good! could there be any damage? I wonder if it work on spokes an stuff? if there was no damage?

Copied & Pasted..



So been spreading this tip around as it's so great! The headers on my Bandit were pretty bad, covered in spots of tar and very discoloured! Got some harpic blue toilet cleaner, wiped it on, left it 5 mins and wiped off and they came up like new! Saves hours of autosol and polishing! Can't take responsibility of this tip as it came off a forum but a good one none the less!
Before
Harpic Blue Before_zpsinarnmrp

After
Harpic Blue After_zpskyali4vl
Back to top Go down
OldManYam
Very Valued VIP Member
OldManYam


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeSat Jun 27, 2015 11:34 pm

Looks clean round the bend to me !  Harpic Blue 852880

Where did ya find it Sim .... You-Tube ..... or U-Bend ? Harpic Blue 2343124779 Harpic Blue 3213823784 hyst Harpic Blue 2740622253

I suppose its worth a try though ..... but what will the missus say when you sneak off to the garage with a bottle of Harpic
Back to top Go down
peardrop3
Very Valued VIP Member
peardrop3


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeSun Jun 28, 2015 11:18 am

Yam it's an acid cleaner so that's why it comes up looking reasonably good after a soak in it.
My dad used to get acid degreaser for me when he was working that they put on loo floors etc to get stubborn stains off & it worked a treat on my old bikes as long as you ensured that you washed it off very well!
Back to top Go down
OldManYam
Very Valued VIP Member
OldManYam


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeSun Jun 28, 2015 11:27 am

Yes, I suspected it might be an aggressive form of cleaner, & not surprised in needs 'washing off' afterwards.

One thing I've used on tar spots, or 'boot marks' for a few years on chrome exhausts is normal car wax.
If applied whilst the exhaust is hot it will remove the marks - a bit of elbow grease is required - but it does work. If the wax dries out, you have to apply a bit more, until the stain has gone - but it is non-aggressive and polishes at the same time ! ...... BUT you need to be aware of the obvious H&S issue - it is a hot exhaust , & you could get burned ! I fold a soft cotton rag over several times - but you will feel the heat coming through the rag ..... I suppose you could wear an old pair of leather gloves to save your pinkies.
Back to top Go down
fat intruder
Very Valued VIP Member
fat intruder


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeSun Jun 28, 2015 1:23 pm

good tip Sim like it guessing it would work really well for those that have spoked wheels as well Harpic Blue 3498837457 Harpic Blue 184121345
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
Mr Intruder


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeSun Jun 28, 2015 9:26 pm

Seems good stuff.
Back to top Go down
bigmal
Very Valued VIP Member
bigmal


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeTue Jun 30, 2015 10:33 pm

I wonder if it could be too corrosive if there was overspill onto any alloy parts? But I'm not a scientist so I've no idea really!
Back to top Go down
OldManYam
Very Valued VIP Member
OldManYam


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeWed Jul 01, 2015 4:38 pm

Not flushed with success then Mal ?   Harpic Blue 2343124779 Harpic Blue 852880
Back to top Go down
bigmal
Very Valued VIP Member
bigmal


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeWed Jul 01, 2015 5:37 pm

Stop pulling my chain
Back to top Go down
OldManYam
Very Valued VIP Member
OldManYam


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeWed Jul 01, 2015 7:46 pm

U-bend-ing my ear again ! Harpic Blue 2343124779
Back to top Go down
peardrop3
Very Valued VIP Member
peardrop3


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeThu Jul 02, 2015 6:16 pm

Wassup Mal going round the bend??? Harpic Blue 3213823784 hyst Harpic Blue 2740622253
Back to top Go down
captain crash
Mentally Deficient lunatic ..... & ..... Site Moderator
captain crash


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeTue Jul 07, 2015 8:34 pm

I reckon I may try that stuff, just need to remember to hose the bike down properly after. Dont want to come out in the morning and find my bike has evapourated but looks worth a punt
Back to top Go down
Mr Intruder
Suzuki800.com Founder ... & ... Senior Administrator
Mr Intruder


Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeWed Jul 08, 2015 9:06 pm

A handy thing to use but with a lot of caution needed.
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




Harpic Blue Empty
PostSubject: Re: Harpic Blue   Harpic Blue Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 
Harpic Blue
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Blue Square North Websites & Forums
» Inaugural Jean Vanier "Double Blue" Tip-Off
» "Double Blue Tip-Off "- Jean Vanier-Richmond Hill
» 2009 Toronto East Champions- The Laurier Blue Devils
» Maple HS (4th Blue'N'Blue Invitational) Dec 9th/10th updated

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Suzuki 800 Intruder Club & Forum :: The Garage :: Clean, Sparkle & Polish-
Jump to:  
Slide Show
A random selection of suzuki800.com member bikes.
Latest topics
» VL800 cafe Racer + Bobber = Clobber my build
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Badger Yesterday at 11:50 am

» Introduction
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Badger Yesterday at 11:47 am

» 1992 VS 800 Intruder Popping through the rear cylinder Exhaust
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Rodger Donald Fri May 07, 2021 7:57 pm

» Vs800 bobber project
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby scubasteve Thu May 06, 2021 7:24 pm

» New to the intruder world
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby scubasteve Wed May 05, 2021 1:17 am

» VX800 conversion to cruiser
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Badger Tue May 04, 2021 4:13 pm

» Hello from NJ, USA
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Badger Tue May 04, 2021 3:49 pm

» Hi from Australia
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Blade Tue May 04, 2021 3:04 pm

» VX800 yet another petcock/fuel tap thread....sorry!
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby mcitours Mon May 03, 2021 4:43 pm

» Aftermarket fuel pumps
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby haydomoto Mon May 03, 2021 8:24 am

» temporay fork oil leak on Marauder 800?
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby haydomoto Mon May 03, 2021 8:21 am

» Greetings from Plymouth
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Badger Sun May 02, 2021 5:12 pm

» The overheat Warning Light is ALWAYS on even when it is 100% cold.
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby haydomoto Sun May 02, 2021 8:52 am

» thermal fan switch
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby haydomoto Sun May 02, 2021 8:49 am

» Hello from Mike in Centurion, South Africa
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Badger Sat May 01, 2021 10:29 am

» 2016 m800 exhaust slip ons
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby marcvs Fri Apr 30, 2021 5:52 pm

» Healtech FI Tuner Installed....
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Dushmth88 Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:53 pm

» Just in after changing fuel lines :)
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby compromarly@gmail.com Thu Apr 29, 2021 3:55 am

» Presentación en el Foro.
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Pato Carmine Wed Apr 28, 2021 1:14 pm

» Hello and please help from South Africa
Harpic Blue Icon_minitimeby Badger Tue Apr 27, 2021 7:37 pm

Log in
Username:
Password:
Log in automatically: 
:: I forgot my password