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Old 07-01-2011, 05:28 PM   #16
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Is Simple Green a degreaser?
Like auto degreaser (which is basically kero and detergent, water washable) ???
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Old 07-01-2011, 08:32 PM   #17
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You cant beat the old fashioned dish soap and warm water then the air compressor to blow all of the water out of the parts that you cant get to with a towel.
then I use sewing machine oil on all of my running gear after it has dried off to keep the rust away as best as i can (because I live in the subtropics on the coast my RC's,tools and so on tend to rust If I dont look after them).
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Simple green is a degreaser but its not like the automotive stuff you mentioned. It's a different sort of cleaner that is more environmentally friendly. Its a common household cleaner that many restaurants use because its also food safe. Most hardware stores, Walmarts, and our local wholesale club all sell it by the gallon. I've found diluting it 2:1 works great for cleaning the car and full strength is great for cleaning tires while also softening them just a little.
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^^^ so like the citrus based degreasers?
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I just tried Motul moto wash and it works amazingly well! Much better than simple green. The bottle with a sprayer is about $10.

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I use L.A's Totally Awesome cleaner that I get at the dollar store. It' cheap, comes in a spray bottle, And it goes a long way. I have used it on all of the car and truck's that come in for service that are dirty and when the owner comes in to pick there vehicle they are thrilled how it looks. Not one complaint ever. All I use is an air compressor, Dollar store paint brushes, and a little extra time. Most of my customers well give me an extra tip for the cleaning. I used to use Simple Green, which works just as well, with L.A's Totally Awesome I save $$$$$ to spend elsewhere on my rides.
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