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Old 11-03-2008, 03:13 AM   #1
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Default What to clean the internals with?

I recently picked up a fairly new Novarossi 12-SCT off a club racer. It only has about 1 gallon through it.

I have stripped it down to inspect the internals (which all look great), however I noticed some dirt on the outside, so now I am paranoid, and what to give the inside a good flush to protect my investment.

i managed to strip everything except the bearings which I have left in there as they are too hard to remove and I do not want to cause any damage.

What techniques do people use? I was planning to flush heaps of methylated spirits (denatured alcohol) and use a compressor to blow it out. do you think the bearings left in there would be a problem?

one club racer said to flush it out with fuel.
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Normal diesel fuel seems to work very well to clean engines inside and outside.
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i've always used nitro...you wont go wong with that!
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we boil our case and head in anti freez with the bearing's in it. then we clean the internals with break cleaner.
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we boil our case and head in anti freez with the bearing's in it. then we clean the internals with break cleaner.

Same here except I use carb cleaner to clean the inside since it evaporates rather quickly.

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