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Old 11-03-2009, 04:10 AM   #1
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Hey guys can you give me any tips on how to clean the gease and dirt off ny nitro motor?

Its filthy.... What should i do with it?
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brake cleaner, nitro wash, etc
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I would take the air filter off, clutch bell and bearings, and the header too, and leave the glowplug in it, then put caps on the carb, and exhaust too, and put the denatured alcohol in a spray bottle, I get mine at Lowes, they even have spray bottles too, it way cheaper to use than nitro blast. Spray it on and brush it with a toothbrush immediatly because it evaporates, and repeat a couple of times, then take the caps off the holes and spray it in the carb hole and turn it over gently by hand letting it work it's way into the engine, and as you turn it, turn it upside down and it will flow out with all the residual oil and so on, then put it in a clean towel, and dry it off, and don't forget to oil it with about 10 drops of oil....Peace out...
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what kind of oil do yall use?
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Tornado After Run Oil...
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Old 11-03-2009, 03:20 PM   #6
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I run denatured alcohol thru a siphon sprayer on mine. Use a brush to get off the stubborn stuff. Seems to work pretty good.
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I remove it , cover all openings and uses brake cleaner and a small brush.
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straight simple green, soak , scrub brush , rinse with HOT water.
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Try some of our Kalgard Contact Cleaner. It dries very fast, usaully before you have time to reach down for an air hose. Since it dries fast, it doesn't have time to hurt and of the O-rings or bearings or the rubber carb boot.
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I would take the air filter off, clutch bell and bearings, and the header too, and leave the glowplug in it, then put caps on the carb, and exhaust too, and put the denatured alcohol in a spray bottle, I get mine at Lowes, they even have spray bottles too, it way cheaper to use than nitro blast. Spray it on and brush it with a toothbrush immediatly because it evaporates, and repeat a couple of times, then take the caps off the holes and spray it in the carb hole and turn it over gently by hand letting it work it's way into the engine, and as you turn it, turn it upside down and it will flow out with all the residual oil and so on, then put it in a clean towel, and dry it off, and don't forget to oil it with about 10 drops of oil....Peace out...
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x2 only time i walk into wal mart is to get non clorinated brake cleaner
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I just use WD-40, but I don't let my stuff get caked up and burnt on either.

Soak it down, light scrub w/ a toothbrush and blow off with compressed air.

Keeps em nice and clean.
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+1 on the wd40 toothbrush then air.
I have some of the Kalgard products. I will have to try the contact cleaner. Every time I turn around I find a new use for the Kalgard Products
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simple green, air chuck...
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