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Old 11-09-2003, 10:21 AM
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Cleaning Heads & Pistons

What is the best solution to clean the carbon buildup off my heads & pistons. I took the heads off to change the gasket and would like to clean them up before I put it back together. Will using a drill wire brush be sufficient or a cleaning compound.

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wire wheel works good on the top of the piston
and get a block and sand paper for the deack and heads.
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FYI: As in your other posting.
DO NOT USE A WIRE BRUSH as it will scratch and collect more than before, plus it make's weak spot's in certain metals.
Do like Jmark recommends or put on some Marvel Mystery Oil, let it soak in and cut down a paint brush to about 1" and use it to scrub off the carbon deposits.
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