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Help Spada Switch gear

Discussion in 'Honda 250cc Twins' started by Dirttrev, Mar 22, 2019.

  1. Dirttrev

    Dirttrev Member Premium Member

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    My Spada has sun faded switch gear any tricks to blacken them up, apart from spray paint
    Trevor

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  2. Murdo

    Murdo The Good Doctor Staff Member Premium Member Ride and Events Crew Contributing Member

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    A beeswax type of leather dressing (eg Dubbin, Saddle Soap, etc) works well, need a couple of goes over a period of days.
     
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  3. kiffsta

    kiffsta Administrator Staff Member Dirty Wheel Club Contributing Member

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    I am with Murdo, dubbin or similar , even wd40 helps bring new life into sun scorched plastic
     
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  4. Gizziracer

    Gizziracer Active Member Premium Member Contributing Member

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    I find a thin smear of axle grease, well rubbed in, makes them look like new. Just don't ride with white gloves:)
     
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