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techtalk:ih:carb01l [2019/10/06 01:29]
hippysmack [Accelerator pump shaft]
techtalk:ih:carb01l [2019/10/08 03:39] (current)
hippysmack [Cleaning]
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   * Examine all parts for excessive wear, damage, distortion, etc.   * Examine all parts for excessive wear, damage, distortion, etc.
   * Cleaning solutions/​sprays vary based upon your location, needs, budget, preferences and quality. \\ Dismantle the carb down to the body before soaking. You will be surprised at all the dirt in the bottom of the soaking container. \\ Here are some helpful ideas: ​   * Cleaning solutions/​sprays vary based upon your location, needs, budget, preferences and quality. \\ Dismantle the carb down to the body before soaking. You will be surprised at all the dirt in the bottom of the soaking container. \\ Here are some helpful ideas: ​
-     * An overnight soak in a solution of Pinesol and water followed up with a good brush down with a toothbrush then rinse and air dry. ((http://​www.hotrodders.com/​forum/​pinesol-really-does-clean-carburetors-amazingly-pics-inside-248810.html))+     * An overnight soak in a solution of Pinesol and water followed up with a good brush down with a toothbrush then rinse and air dry. ((http://​www.hotrodders.com/​forum/​pinesol-really-does-clean-carburetors-amazingly-pics-inside-248810.html)) ​\\ See also [[techtalk:​ref:​tools127#​general_cleaning_and_stuck_gaskets|Soaking parts]] in the REF section of the Sportsterpedia.
      * A 20 minute to up to a few days soak in a gallon of Gunk (or other) Carburetor Cleaner that has a basket inside for small parts and lowers in the can with a handle, rinse, air dry, use.      * A 20 minute to up to a few days soak in a gallon of Gunk (or other) Carburetor Cleaner that has a basket inside for small parts and lowers in the can with a handle, rinse, air dry, use.
      * Soak it in mineral spirits for a few days. ((Monte03 of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=185361))      * Soak it in mineral spirits for a few days. ((Monte03 of the XLFORUM http://​xlforum.net/​forums/​showthread.php?​t=185361))