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    Engine paint flaking

    I have some paint flaking off from the bottom of the engine. Im not sure if its from the heat or from salt water. The ski has 28 hours on it and i feel like its to new for flaking. Should this be something to worry about? I do mist the engine with fresh water and then let air dry and then spray it with WD-40. Any suggestions to fix and pervert would be great thanks.


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    Quote Originally Posted by 2011gti View Post
    I have some paint flaking off from the bottom of the engine. Im not sure if its from the heat or from salt water. The ski has 28 hours on it and i feel like its to new for flaking. Should this be something to worry about? I do mist the engine with fresh water and then let air dry and then spray it with WD-40. Any suggestions to fix and pervert would be great thanks.
    My 2008 rxpx had paint flaking off from the PTO cover around the supercharger after only a few months. I just make sure to use a LOT of inox / WD40 before and after riding in salt water.

    The problem hasn't gotten any worse over the last few years, and it has never caused any corrosion or anything like that.
    Don't stress about it too much, just get out there and ride

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    Have same problem with my 2008 rxpx. Especially around the charger

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    Rumor has it that WD-40 isn't good for rubber hoses in the engine bay due to its silicon content, I stick to using RP-7!

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