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Old 02-27-2008, 04:58 PM   #1
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How do you guys clean your chrome exhaust system? I read some guys use a crock pot and antifreeze.... I thought I read it that you could use oven cleaner...is that accurate? I have an OS Speed 2060 so before I go f'ing it up can I get some input from the collective?

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Old 02-27-2008, 05:29 PM   #2
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i have also read about using oven cleaner, but i have not tried it yet.
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Old 02-28-2008, 05:24 AM   #3
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i have also read about using oven cleaner, but i have not tried it yet.
input anyone...!
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I have seen more people saying to use the antifreeze and a crock pot. Leave it in for like 30mins.
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Do the antifreeze and the crock pot. It is no where near as corrosive as oven cleaner. The Easy Off will take the anodized clear coat off your pipe.
I have never had a problem with the antifreeze being too corrosive.
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You can use some 0000 steel wool to polish them up nicely too.
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You can use some 0000 steel wool to polish them up nicely too.
Where can you get 0000 steel wool at?
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put the engine block in the pot too, it will look like NEW!
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Where can you get 0000 steel wool at?
Home Stinko, Lowe's or any other hardware store.
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i just did the #0000 steel wool thing on my pipe the other night (OS 2050)....it did work well, but made a friggin' mess outa my work area..lol. Tons of little metal "strands" everywhere, including in the pipe, which got a GOOD rinsing soon after.....

With some elbow grease and patience though, it only took about 30 minutes to get it nice and shiny!
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if you wipe your pipe off after every few runs it should stay nice for a long time.

When mine gets bad i just polish it with a dremel polishing kit...
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I sure hope you guys don't dump the antifreeze down the drain after you use it.
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Carbuerator chem dip works very well too. Dulls the finish a bit though so you need to polish it afterwords.
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if you wipe your pipe off after every few runs it should stay nice for a long time.

When mine gets bad i just polish it with a dremel polishing kit...
That's why I keep a piece of 0000 steel wool in my pit bag in a zip-lock baggie. If you stay on top of it, the pipe will stay new looking.
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