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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 5th, 2011, 12:24 am Thread Starter
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Solvent to Clean 91 K75 Tank

What solvent would be best to use in an aluminum '91 K75 tank to remove the hardened varnish-like gas residues and the harden rubber muck from the previous deteriorated damper & hose? Thanks.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 6th, 2011, 10:33 pm Thread Starter
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Solvent to Clean 91 K75 Tank

Rubbing alcohol.
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Rubbing alcohol isn't a very aggressive solvent
Acetone or lacquer thinners are more likely to dissolve the residues
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Aug 7th, 2011, 10:19 am
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Methyl Hydrate at 99.9%, cheap and effective on a lot of them gums/varnishes,but you may have to leave it in there for a day or so.You may still have to use more agressive solvents after, but try the less harmful ones first....... and Methyl Hydrate makes the shop smell good.

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