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Old 04-30-2011, 10:26 AM   #1
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Wasn't sure where to put this, here or in the engine subforum, so please feel free to move it if I have done wrong.

I used to know what to use to clean off the baked on castor and crud from glow engines, but for the life of me, I can't remember what the heck it was. So, anyone got any ideas of how to clean a glow motor, besides the teardown and cook in a crockpot of antifreeze method.


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Old 04-30-2011, 10:41 AM   #2
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Re: Cleaning baked on crud*castor*

not sure what else would work other than the crockpot method. Wonder if that CLR stuff would work?

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Re: Cleaning baked on crud*castor*

Crock pot with pure antifreeze baked over night is the best method.
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Re: Cleaning baked on crud*castor*

Granular dishwasher soap and hot water.... throw it in an let it soak.

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Re: Cleaning baked on crud*castor*

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Crock pot with pure antifreeze baked over night is the best method.

Sparkling clean ,.............. It , " IS " , the only way . Find youre self an old crockpot ,................ and do it , " OUTSIDE ",

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Re: Cleaning baked on crud*castor*

my wife bought a new slow cooker a few weeks ago, I clamed the old one...

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Re: Cleaning baked on crud*castor*

Does the new pink antifreeze work or is it just the old green type that works ?

Down at Toledo a guy selling sparkling old engines used a dish soap for heavy baked on grease.

It was DAWN .

I checked in my local grocery store and couldn't find it. Just the regular type DAWN.
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