Join Date: May 2008
Location: Toronto - way way way too much traffic
My dad would be shaking his head at all of the goop being suggested. Graphite. Pull off the shield, rub the "lead" of a pencil on the offending parts, put the shield back on.
Pencil graphite is magical for stiff or stuck hard parts. Try it on stubborn riding gear zippers too.
'04 650, and goshdarnit it's fun - matte silver (#9 in the Silver 'Strom Club)
farewell to an '81 KZ550, '83 GPz750, '83 V45 Sabre, R-Reg GT380, '84 GPz550, early '70s DT175, and a '72 Peugeot 102