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Old 05-05-06, 02:38 PM   #1
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FrameSaver Prep

I am planning to apply framesaver to my frame. Should I apply some kind of cleaner to degrease the inside of the frame? I have read Wd-40 was an option?
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New frame? Shouldn't need cleaning. Most important that it's dry.
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WD40 will eat away at the framesaver. Just apply straight, even over rusted metal if needed.
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Agree, don't try to use anything else as a "cleaner". Just make sure the frame is dry inside (including the stays). Heat it with a hair dryer is there is any chance water got into it. Once your sure it's dry, let it cool and apply the Frame Saver thoroughly and let the excess drain onto some newspaper. Turn the frame over several times during and after the application to be sure the liquid is distributed evenly in all of the tubes. Repeat the next day if you wish.
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what about a degreaser to get ride of the grease and grime that has accumulated in the frame?
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fagheddaboudit.

The frame saver over the gunk and grime will seal over it and stop any future oxidation. Pumping anything else in there is a giant PITA and may defeat the purpose.
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WD40 will eat away at the framesaver. Just apply straight, even over rusted metal if needed.
However, WD40 is perfect for cleaning up Framesaver. You're bound to get some Framesaver on the outside of the frame where you don't want it and WD40 is exactly what you want to get it off.
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