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Postby tunster » Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:32 pm

I recently bought a parts cleaning tank but can anyone tell me the best degreasing fluid to use in it? its a sealey with an electric pump.I think it holds about 40-50 litres.
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Re: parts cleaning fluid

Postby Welsh Wizard » Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:41 am

due to the high cost of some degreaser fluids I would tend to use Derv from the local fillong station, Unless you know a friendly farmer who will let you have some TVO.
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Re: parts cleaning fluid

Postby Tman » Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:49 pm

Blimey, that's about fifty quids worth of juice! What's wrong with good old paraffin?
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Re: parts cleaning fluid

Postby tunster » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:44 pm

Derv stinks abit.Who still sells paraffin?
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Re: parts cleaning fluid

Postby Bill » Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:40 pm

Safety Clean. Keep an eye out for big yellow wagons lurking around industrial estates. Give the driver a bung and I'm sure a barrel will 'fall' off the back. :1204
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Re: parts cleaning fluid

Postby tunster » Tue Dec 15, 2009 9:39 pm

nice one Bill will do,ta.
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Re: parts cleaning fluid

Postby Welsh Wizard » Wed Dec 16, 2009 7:30 am

Tman wrote:Blimey, that's about fifty quids worth of juice! What's wrong with good old paraffin?



TVO if you can get it, far cheaper than pariffin, no tax on it, and it cleans better to
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Re: parts cleaning fluid

Postby MOUSE » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:12 am

:70 for anyone outside the U.K paraffin = kerosene. Can't be beaten for taking off sticky road tar, oil, grease, bug splat etc.
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Re: parts cleaning fluid

Postby dig » Wed Dec 16, 2009 8:40 am

kerosene
jeezus that is toooo costly,pump gas is cheaper but not safe for a parts washer,soo i pour just enough in a container to do the job then hit the parts with a water blaster then blow dry nz-flag111 :203
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