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Hi guys! Wondering if anyone can advise which portable jet wash is best? Wanting to get a jet wash I can take to the track to wash my KTM before heading home. Any advice?
Also what is the best product to get my bike looking brand new? Someone said TFR, but what brand? Thanks
 

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Hi guys! Wondering if anyone can advise which portable jet wash is best? Wanting to get a jet wash I can take to the track to wash my KTM before heading home. Any advice?
Also what is the best product to get my bike looking brand new? Someone said TFR, but what brand? Thanks
I have the battery worx but tbh it just isn’t powerful enough really, so today I bought myself a petrol jetwash. It’s the only way.

Best TFR Iv used is Autosmart G101.

Wash it off, dry the bike and spray everything aside from brakes seat and grips with GT85.


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As above what I do but at home, be very careful with TFR it turns bare ally black, so if you hubs and engine cases are bright and shiny now they won’t after using TFR a couple of times


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You can get caustic TFR, and none caustic TFR. Traffic film remover. You usually dilute it 15:1.
I wouldn't really use it on a bike, it's used to breakdown oil and grease and is really aimed at degreasing car/truck engines, and shitted up parts. It'll also work it's way into bearings and break down the packed grease in them. Which is why I wouldn't use it on a bike.
Your call though.
 

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And my experience is proper TFR , green TFR

It seems to be the same with all GREEN replacements, they just don’t work

Further, I have yet to see a bike wash/degreaser, apart from TFR and Gunk that actually work

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I always use a jet wash and good old furry liquid and a sponge...used a few cleaners and they are ok and I avoid tfr
 

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TFR is caustic...it makes things look clean in the short term and corrodes/fades them in the long term.

It's made for the truck industry, for use in automatic machines. It's diluted and sprayed onto an already wetted surface, agitated for a short time with brushes and then rinsed.

I use car shampoo. Put some pre-diluted into a hand spray bottle, apply to wetted surface, agitate, rinse, and repeat if required. I'll only use a pressure washer very cautiously. The specialist bike wash products like Muc-off seem to be very expensive and don't seem to work any better than car shampoo.

If you must use TFR, don't let it dry on, whatever you do.
 

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I have a honda portable jetwash , not sure if it would work with say a 5 gallon drum
 

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I’m a daisy rider … don’t like winter …


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Oooo all that salt ….


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Bit of an urban myth it does contain a form of salt but not sodium chloride the stuff they chuck on the road and you put on your chips ,that does corrode.. anyway it's cheap and cleans my bike and none of them have disintegrated into a rust pile yet
 

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Bit of an urban myth it does contain a form of salt but not sodium chloride the stuff they chuck on the road and you put on your chips ,that does corrode.. anyway it's cheap and cleans my bike and none of them have disintegrated into a rust pile yet
I think LoSalt is sodium chloride, 30% less errrr salt than errr salt or something


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I have the battery worx but tbh it just isn’t powerful enough really, so today I bought myself a petrol jetwash. It’s the only way.

Best TFR Iv used is Autosmart G101.

Wash it off, dry the bike and spray everything aside from brakes seat and grips with GT85.


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Hi, thanks for your response. I'm now convinced on a petrol washer but it says it needs water pressure going in. I want to take the washer to the track with a tank of water (not mains tap), would that work? Any recommendations for a petrol washer?
 

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Autosmart G101 is a brilliant cleaner...you can use it everywhere...cleaning a carpet, hard floors etc etc
 

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Hi, thanks for your response. I'm now convinced on a petrol washer but it says it needs water pressure going in. I want to take the washer to the track with a tank of water (not mains tap), would that work? Any recommendations for a petrol washer?
My mate valets cars and used the a Machine Mart one with a tank in the back of his van, I’ll ask him which one, it’s too strong if anything for bikes


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