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Old 11-06-2013, 16:59   #16
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Re: Cleaning an engine

Doesn't everyone do that? Heating new bearings in cooking oil in the old fry pan on the kichen hob is the recognised way to expand them. Works a treat but be quick, you don't have to show them whats in the pan!

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Old 11-06-2013, 17:34   #17
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Re: Cleaning an engine

My engine is just covered with thick layer of fine sawdust......should be able to get done with a wipe down.

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Re: Cleaning an Engine

The household product "Kaboom" (with "Oxyclean") works pretty well, if you can get it there. Some fumes to deal with.

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Brake cleaner spray works great for cleaning engines. Drip absorbents under. A bit at the time so you aren't breathing the stuff. Evaporates quickly. No residue.

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