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r.c.brown at ieee.org
Wed Nov 25 11:08:37 PST 2009
Sandy Cameron wrote:
> Whats a good parts cleaning fluid for a "wash tank"?
> I want to clean up some CV joints to have a spare set of axelz for "instant
> replacement" if needed.
> The CV grease is mean stuff to wash off.
> I suspect there are different fluids with different effectiveness. I have
> used gasoline ((:*O
> kerosene, varsol, diesel, and for carbs, Methyl hydrate.
> What is the fragrant stuff used by many shops?
> I have a small cleaning box with a little pump and nozzle to squirt stuff
> with, suitable for bearings and small parts.
> Just don't want to re-invent wheels, or blow myself up.
> If I was going to wash down the exterior of an 020 tranny, whats best, and
> what kind of drip catcher or pan (plastic tote or kitty litter tray) would
> be suitable?
I use a mix of Stoddard solvent and Gunk concentrate in my parts washer.
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