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Old 06-17-2003, 06:14 AM   #1
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Does anyone know why sort of cleaning agent can mix with the fuel, so it's stop carbon to build up on P/L ???
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Does anyone know why sort of cleaning agent can mix with the fuel, so it's stop carbon to build up on P/L ???
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Does anyone know what sort of cleaning agent can mix with the fuel, so it's stop carbon to build up on P/L ???
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'MOTOR UP' should be quite good!!
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'MOTOR UP' should be quite good!!
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What is MOTOR UP??? where can I get it and what is the mixing ratio. thanks
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that was a joke, dont take too seriously!
Motor Up is one additive agent to be added into old junk cars/ motors ...
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ive heard alcohol is a good cleaner and ive tried carburator cleaner as well.but there might be better stuff to use.hope this helps.
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You could try Gumout engine varnish remover, it never works well on real cars but who knows.
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I have used Mother's aluminum polish before, it does a fairly good job of cleaning everything up.
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Impreza is right about the Mother's aluminum polish works just awesome and use it myself.


A couple people in our club have been using Sidewinder fuel in the last couple months and finding out the carbon does not buildup even close to as much with Bluethunder. Not sure though what the difference in the two Nitro Fuels is.
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he wants to mix it with the fuel
not use it by itself
you could maybe mix one of these listed agents with some after run oil
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Does anyone know why sort of cleaning agent can mix with the fuel, so it's stop carbon to build up on P/L ??? [/QUOTE

You cannot mix anything w/the fuel the mixture would not be the same.

However, I use something after running my cars on a race day.

I use Super X break cleaner. It comes in a spray aerosol like the Duratrax and Hpi cleaner. Its $2 in a automotive store. Make sure do not spray any electronics. This stuff is too strong to burn your battery pack. Just spray the motor, pipe, and the P/S.

Trust me, this thing works. we use this for rusted brake rotor. Imagine this thing can clean a 100,000 mile Brake rotor for a real car what more for just carbon in your Micromotori.
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If you mix any solvent based cleaner (such as brake cleaner, alcohol, etc.) with your fuel, you will damage the fuel - there is oil in the fuel that the solvent additive will break down.

I wouldn't use a brake cleaner after my run, either, because I want as much oil to cover all the surfaces as is possible (within reason - I don't FLOOD the thing but I don't want to REMOVE oil either). The brake cleaner would break down and remove the oil that I want in there to protect against any corrosion.

Best bet - pull the piston and use some Mother's to clean it off. A little carbon on it isn't going to hurt much. If you keep it at a good operating temp you shouldn't build up too much and it isn't too difficult to pull the piston and clean it - it's not a bad idea to do this regularly anyway.
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I have been using this and nothing happens in the performance of my motors.

I saw some good results. There were no black or burned carbon in the P.S.

After u spray just drop an after run oil then move the flywheel. At least its a fresh oil from the bottle not the burned oil from the fuel.

After combustion takes place, that oil and carbon are already mixed up.

I already said you cannot mix anything with nitro it will be not the same mixture.

Would you want a cleaner oil for storing without carbon?

Differnet opinoin, in different people. I understand that, I am not forcing everyone to do this. However, I am suggesting it.

Give it a try @ least once, then give me a feedback.
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Where did you get that idea?

Where are you from?

I am using the same thing that I bought in Murray's, and PeP boys auto store.

I am pretty new in this forum, but I am in another forums.

I just read people's suggestions, tips, and tricks. I bought something here in this forum, but never had a chance to chat with the racers.
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