How To Fix Motorcycle Exhaust Leaks
If you have a leak in your motorcycle exhaust and you want to learn how to fix motorcycle exhaust leaks, read on. Repairing a leaky exhaust on a motorcycle does not have to be that complicated. Repairs can be done at home with simple supplies. This article will walk you through the basic process of repairing a leaky exhaust. Repairs at any level can be expensive and repairs to a leaking exhaust is no exception. Learning how to do repairs is a great money saver. Exhaust system repairs can be easily mastered with a little patience and ability. Learning how to repair a leaking exhaust on a motorcycle can be done at home in your garage.
What you will need for this repair:
- Motorcycle exhaust
- Putty knife
- Epoxy bond
- Damp cloth
- Course sandpaper
- Use the damp cloth to clean up the area around the repair. With the putty knife, generously apply the epoxy bond. Push it into the area that is leaking. Apply it further around the area about three inches.
- Allow the epoxy to dry overnight. Next, take the coarse sandpaper and smooth out the area around over the repair location. Use the damp cloth to wipe down and clean off any residual epoxy bond.
- Fire up the motorcycle. Let it run until the exhaust heats up. Put play on the throttle and examine the repair area. The heat will allow the epoxy bond to adhere and let you look to see if the leak has been repaired.
- Before performing this repair, let the motorcycle cool off.