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Old 05-27-2004, 02:30 PM   #1
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The green finish started to flake off my monster so I soaked the can in oven cleaner for 1/2 an hour and then scrubbed it with a tooth brush. It looks much nicer then before. If you do it, just make sure you wear gloves or the alkaline will burn off a layer of skin.
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Old 05-27-2004, 02:32 PM   #2
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Looks good!

Any plans to polish it to chrome?
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Old 05-27-2004, 02:32 PM   #3
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Looks a bit like a Binary now...
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DOMOisCOOL - That would take way to much effort. Plus chrome can monster's are the spec monster motors. Even after a few hours of polishing I'm sure it wouldn't look as good as a spec can.
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We discovered this a while back when cleaning the motor can off in hot water and soft soap. That's all it took to get the green finish off! I don't know what kind of color treatment they did, but it comes off very easily
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Looks just like the Binary...

If you want a chromed Monster can that badly, just use a Chameleon 2 can
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Looks just like the Binary...

If you want a chromed Monster can that badly, just use a Chameleon 2 can
illegal.....thats a hybrid motor
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Old 05-27-2004, 05:18 PM   #8
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If anyone really cares about how their motor looks enough to chrome the can they probably arn't racing at that level
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doesnt matter its still illegal and has bearings to boot
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If anyone really cares about how their motor looks enough to chrome the can they probably arn't racing at that level
... maybe they want the Bling bling..
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Old 05-27-2004, 05:52 PM   #11
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Just soak it in water. That will take the paint off. (I have seen it happen on accident)
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If a tech guy wanted to be a jerk he could also say removing the paint from the monster can is illegal........

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i have done the same to my monster can but i used a wire brush instead.
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If a tech guy wanted to be a jerk he could also say removing the paint from the monster can is illegal........

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Old news eh... O well.

EddieO - Most club tech guys arn't too tight, but obviously if you went to the nats the last thing you want to do it have your motor stand out.

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