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Old 12-10-2012, 05:08 PM
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Another vote for WD-40... remember it is called water displacement for a reason...
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:37 PM
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I've used both WD-40, Boeshield T-9, and Corrosion-X depending upon how much residual film I felt was needed.

Ballistol is a product I've been reading about from a website that I purchase off-road gear from sometimes - read down to the steel wool-in-water test - it's pretty interesting stuff, but I've not ordered...yet.

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http://www.expeditionexchange.com/ballistol/

I've also started using Motorex Joker440 in cases where I'd used WD-40, it's a synthetic based spray lube. This youtube video isn't something I'd condone but is pretty convincing that it does not conduct electricity and is pretty waterproof
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:02 AM
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Spraying Engine etc

Do you guys that are spraying WD40 etc store your boats inside? I keep mine in the garage and never spray the engine etc and do not have any rust or problems. Just Curious.
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:05 PM
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Do you guys that are spraying WD40 etc store your boats inside? I keep mine in the garage and never spray the engine etc and do not have any rust or problems. Just Curious.
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:30 PM
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Do you guys that are spraying WD40 etc store your boats inside? I keep mine in the garage and never spray the engine etc and do not have any rust or problems. Just Cuious.
Never sprayed a boat engine down in 30 yrs, but boats are always in a heated garage. I do wipe the dust off from time to time though. Engine looks like new. I also wash my car engines a couple times a year....
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Old 12-11-2012, 12:34 PM
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I have used SeaDoo Lube, Yamalube, and seafoam. All my motors are spotless and pushing 15 years old. Just dont do it before you work on them. Make it the last thing you do for the year. I try to avoid heavy coating on the wires and eletrical stuff, just in case.
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Old 12-12-2012, 06:35 PM
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Any reason not to use StarBrite fogging oil, same stuff I sprayed into the cylinders for the winter? That's what I did this past Fall, mostly on some rusty areas on the bottom of the exhaust manifolds. But I'm new at this.
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:19 PM
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Any pictures for these clean engine bays? So I know what I'm aiming for when I clean mine on weekend
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:49 PM
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This is a good one - http://mastercraft.com/teamtalk/show...t=clean+engine
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Old 12-24-2012, 04:06 AM
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I have used SeaDoo Lube, Yamalube, and seafoam. All my motors are spotless and pushing 15 years old. Just dont do it before you work on them. Make it the last thing you do for the year. I try to avoid heavy coating on the wires and eletrical stuff, just in case.
Agree, the Seadoo Lube is thicker than WD40 (which tends to evaporate over time).
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