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Old 07-05-2007, 09:55 PM   #1
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Have a B4, guy at the hobby shop said to use Carb cleaner, instead of any type of motor spray, generally cheaper, Used it, turned my carbon parts kind of a pale gray color?? Just wondering if this is generally reccommended, i know it did a job on a painted wing that i had? okay, thanks
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carb cleaner, never really herd of it.
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carbureator cleaner!
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Clean off the grey & all the plastic with WD-40....
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Carb cleaner is going to melt most r/c plastics. Dont use it. Brake cleaner is also no good. If your looking for a cheaper alternative go to the hardware store in the paint dept and get some denatured alchohol it is the primary ingredient in motor spray and it safe for plastics.
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Carb cleaner is going to melt most r/c plastics. Dont use it. Brake cleaner is also no good. If your looking for a cheaper alternative go to the hardware store in the paint dept and get some denatured alchohol it is the primary ingredient in motor spray and it safe for plastics.
second that. and if you want nitro cleaner mix 2 parts simple green and one part denatured alkehaul but should be used on nitro cars
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You can use non chlorinated brake cleaner as well.
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I use brake cleaner exclusively. I will not spend $8 for a can of "specially formulated RC motor spray" when it is relabeled brake cleaner........ Wal-Mart sells generic brake cleaner for less than $2 a can.

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