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Old 03-09-2022, 02:08 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
Brake cleaner? I remember cleaning carburettors with kerosene instead.
I used what I had on hand, and it worked well enough for this rather simple carburettor.
In the end, most of the actual cleaning was archived with compressed air carrying all the stuff dissolved by the brake cleaner away.
Especialy great if a jet is clogged as unlike cleaning it with wire, you don't risk damaging the jet.
It's also very fast, all of this took me about 10 minutes maximum.

And if she starts right up at the 3rd kick after months on hibernation with old gasoiline and in cold temperatures, I can't have done too bad of a job...
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