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Old July 12th, 2009, 01:08 PM   #1
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Default Home engine cleaning tips

I recently got a 305 TPI and it is just full of crap in the cooling passages. I got most of it out with a pressure sprayer but I am wondering if I should put something in there that will really get the job done. I am also wondering about cleaning the crankcase out, if i can use degreaser or not (afraid it might eat out bearings) I don't want to pull the crank or mains or cam so what are my options?

The local engine shop said they cant clean it without having to re-boar/hone it because they use a process that puts small pits in machined surfaces.
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Old July 12th, 2009, 01:14 PM   #2
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Try some RS 75 Nterpinal they sell it in 5 gal buckets. Google it

http://www.solventreplacement.com/docs/sample_form.php
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for the crankcase buy a few cans of brake cleaner. cleans good and evaporates fast leaving no residue.
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for the crankcase buy a few cans of brake cleaner. cleans good and evaporates fast leaving no residue.
Hadn't thought of that, thanks for the idea, will be going to the autozone in the AM.
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