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Old 06-18-2004, 09:28 AM   #1
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Default Treating brushes...Anyone know how? What to use?

I was looking to treat some 4499's? Anyone know the method? Thanks!!
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I've heard people mention using Blue Juice or Tribo and soaking the brushes for weeks or MONTHS. Not sure if this "speed trick" is fact or fiction though.
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I've seen the same trick as UnderdaHill. They say the lube soaks into the brush which is better than putting it on the comm. I don't know the science behind it, and I've never tried it. Maybe someone can prove/disprove what they say. These guys are some of the faster guys at the track though, so maybe they're onto something?
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Soak the brushes in:
1 part Raspberry Jelly (no seeds)
1 part Jack Daniels
3 parts CA
- mix and soak up to 42 pairs of brushes for 12hrs or more. No more than 24 hours or the jelly starts to smell.

This is the true speed secret

<BTW, this doesn't work...I'm just bored at work waiting for 5pm >
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Buga, the winner of Big Jim's 19-turn motor tuning contest used this technique, and swears by it. He soaks them in Tribotech.

You can get the Tribotech from www.bigjimracing.com

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Yup...here is the link to the page of the thread where Buga (the winner) describes what he did.

and how the brushes are stored:


Now I'm off to order some Tribo

Interestingly enough Buga said himself that he doesn't know if this actually helps or not.
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