As I already have written I decided to polish KZ650 engine covers before engine assembling. So here we go with a sprocket cover. This cover is more than 40 years old and it wasn’t laying in the box on the shelf all this time. So, no wonder, it is all over scratched and oxidized. Here is how sprocket cover looked after being treated with pressured gasoline and by high pressure washer:
But patience did the trick and with some efforts applied sprocket cover started to look more decent.
Same story was with the cover of the clutch adjuster. Initially it looked battered, but fortunately, wasn’t beyond salvation too. Sandpapering and polishing made it look pretty different. Here are photos before and after the work I did on it: