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basketcase
11-12-2009, 11:10 AM
What are you using?

Mainly I need something I can throw over the bike when the brake fluid reservoir is open.

Semper_Fi
11-12-2009, 11:14 AM
I use a very high tech towel placed under the handle bar

Paint Protection Link (http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showpost.php?p=463044&postcount=4)

criminaldesign
11-12-2009, 03:21 PM
thats where scrap towels and old shirts come in, plus they're free.

mcmxcivrs
11-12-2009, 03:43 PM
I too use an old towel, but I like to wet it as well. The water helps to prevent the brake fluid from soaking through and reaching the paintwork in case of a spill.

CTellman
11-12-2009, 04:21 PM
I use pieces of polyethylene and blue masking tape to form a "funnel" between the fairing and fuel tank. Any brake fluid spilled can run harmlessly away from paintwork.
When I replace my rubber hose from the master cylinder to the caliper I will cover the fender with poly also.
Just my $.02
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535IS
11-12-2009, 05:01 PM
I never have to worry about my tank's paint when I fill the brake reservoir. It's always sitting 'over there' ... :brow

dwestly
11-13-2009, 03:42 PM
We have an entire closet rack with old towels and rags. I find an old beach towel works best. Big enough to cover everthing and fairly thick...

TomBarnhart
11-13-2009, 05:09 PM
Rally T shirts with lots of printing on the back. The paint on the shirts is somewhat moisture resistant, and when the brake fluid hits it and rolls off, it gets absorbed in the cotton of the shirt.

dpilot
11-16-2009, 12:45 AM
Moving van pads 8 bucks from Harbor Freight.
Thick and will keep dropped tools from leaving their mark.

JimV.