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Old 01-27-2009, 10:54 AM   #31
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I personally feel its a waste of time.
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Old 01-27-2009, 11:06 AM   #32
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I do quite a few tires with a quart can. You don't need much to break it free. I put two tires in a big coffee can with lid and let it sit for two days.

I only use about 1 inch of acetone in the can.

I put two old wheels in first that the ones I'm debonding sit on. The fumes do the work which is why it doesn't take much acetone to do the job.

To some it is a waste of time, and to others it's a budget racing thing that allows us to keep racing.

And boiling water is not free. Not arguing against the boiling method, but getting water up to temp and maintaining that temp for 20+ minutes certainly doesn't happen just by happy thoughts.

I agree though, acetone sitting around with kids around is a bad idea.

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no way, boiling takes for ever and acetone even longer. throw a set on a pan in the stove at 250 for 15 minutes then push them off with bug wooden spoons, done, no burning, no smell, no damage and it works on the losi/grp glue best. trying to boil those off will take an hour per side, just cook'em up, it takes 20 minutes tops fom start to reglue time.
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Originally Posted by redza View Post

Its acetone just WAY more expensive
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Old 01-27-2009, 04:37 PM   #35
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Ive always just put them in the oven at 400 for 30 min or so, might take two times but they come right off and the foam has always still been good.
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good grief. u really cant save foams. if u suspend em up outta the acetone and let them cook. boil and cooking are hit and miss. if i need to save tires and/or rims. the molded foams might survive, havent tried it like i said. but again, i will never use anythin but acetone. i dont mind taking my time, so put em in the tub, go have a drink or 2 and go to bed. most times ready by morning

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