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Old 11-24-2002, 01:55 AM   #16
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hey dtm,
criminal is my brother, thats y i called him a dickhead and i dont come from hpi
i race wif xray
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OK, fine...thats explains a lot....I retract my last statement then!
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Old 11-24-2002, 01:59 AM   #17
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PS: could u possibly give me a list of cheap alternatives to foam traction compound and a list of the best or better proper brand ones if u happen to know ne
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Old 11-24-2002, 09:18 AM   #18
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Ok guys I have kinda a cheap tech tip to make your own vibrating bearing cleaner. I take a fan out of a old computer and cut one of the blades off of it then I glue a container to the top of the fan and simply turn the fan on it works just like the integy one and for allot of people cost nothing to make. I put brake cleaner made by crc into the container and let it run for a couple of hours or so then I lay the bearings on a towel and let all the cleaner come out and then I use some light bearing oil works very well for me I have a couple of the freest touring cars around
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Old 11-25-2002, 10:10 AM   #19
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The Integy bearing cleaner thingy is like $20.

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A cheap alternative to specially made tire traction compound is suntan lotion.
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Old 11-25-2002, 10:26 AM   #20
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RPM & Robinson Racing make bearing "Blasters" that hold 1 bearing inside so you can spray out with cleaner and relube.
They work like a full size bearing packer and "SEAL" the bearing in a cone like device so the cleaner will be forced past the shields/seals. They work really well and much less work than removing the seals/shields.
An Ultrasonic cleaner would probally be the best. You could do all of the bearings at once and leave it unattended to go work on something else while they are cleaning. (I like that idea)

OK, now for my question.
Who makes a REAL Ultrasonic cleaner for a decent price and will allow you to use solvent based cleaners inside. (not water based only)

Thanks,
I use the RPM bearing blaster and works great for me, but contrary to popsracer said, I think it is needed to take the seals off to allow the debris get out, don't you think?
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Old 11-25-2002, 10:45 AM   #21
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With the RPM Bearing Blaster there is NO need to remove the seals/shields on the bearings. The Blaster forces the cleaner past the seals/shields and the dirt out on the other side. The only dissadvantage is that you can only do it one bearing at a time.
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Old 11-25-2002, 10:53 AM   #22
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psycho,

The way I look at it is that if I spend 5 minutes making something instead of spending $20 I just made $20 in 5 minutes and I sure cannot do that at my regular job. But yes they are not overly expensive to buy I just thought someone who doesn't have an extra $20 would like to have a way of doing this as well.
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