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Cleaning Exhaust Down pipes

Trojan441 Jul 10, 2019

  1. Trojan441

    Trojan441 Well-Known Member

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    There s some rust n' burned on crap, but I wondered had anyone got any preferences when doing the job, Toilet cleaner can be dismissed b'cos the ones that work contain Hydrochloric acid. I have Apple Vinegar, Oven cleaner, Aluminium foil at my disposal & Petrol-diesel mixture, plus at the end chrome cleaner, known here as Autosol n' composite scouring pads but not wire wool!
     
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    Liquid lighter fluid & 0000 steel wool
     
  3. Trojan441

    Trojan441 Well-Known Member

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    Okay, problem in Y-UK is we have lost almost all our hardware stores n' some stuff common to U has been banned 4 sale under terrorism laws n' EU pollution Environment stuff, but Lighter fluid I definitely can get n' steel wool of a fine grade, I might b able to get! with a search round.
     
  4. markus56

    markus56 ZL-OA Co-owner Staff Member Administrator Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    Even with the very fine steel wool, you still have to use a very light hand since it will dull the chrome otherwise.
     
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  6. Trojan441

    Trojan441 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks R. J. you R a Star!
     
  7. R. J.

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    :hello: Glad to help. :notworthy:. Years ago I'd get mowers from the street that people was throwing away. I'd clean the chrome up using coke and 0000 steel wool. Some I'd repaint the mover deck. I'd sell them for $80 to $120. Most of the time they had corroded carburetors from sitting. One year I sold 60 push mowers. I made around $6 K. Man did I meet some werid and strange People. Some was losers. They wanted a mower for nothing. They always had some sorry story.
     
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