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Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by vipermanz, Jan 23, 2002.

  1. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,773

    what do you guys use as a soaking solution for carbs and such?:)
  2. jason2

    jason2 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 243

    Berrymen Chem-Dip is the last stuff I used. I usually just get whatever they have. Nasty stuff, but works well.
  3. General Grounds

    General Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 902

    :blob3: i use mineral spirits. give it a try. you can get it at any paint store.
  4. Jason Pallas

    Jason Pallas LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,325

    Any good acetone based solvent should do - I've also used Brake Cleaner, WD 40, Kerosene, starting fluid, penetrating fluid.
  5. vipermanz

    vipermanz LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,773

    i 've just been using gumout carb. spray
  6. Craig Jones

    Craig Jones LawnSite Member
    Posts: 121

    We use starting fluid to clean around the carb before removing and then use mineral spirits for soaking. Also have used Gumout Carb cleaner although have been advised not to let it soak more than 30 minutes.
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  8. big james

    big james Banned
    from texas
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