Author Topic: What method is recommended for cleaning head & casings?  (Read 552 times)

Offline Housewiz

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Got some feedback from one shop that he boils engine casings and heads in a large propane heated in a cleaner called Simple Green.  Then rubs the surfaces slightly to give a factory finish.

What have you guys used?

Thanks,

Steve

Online metalflake11

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In my opinion this is the best method.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=FP_mE4i9-3U&feature=endscreen
        It does no damage, and doesn't leave grit everywhere. I will be doing the front of my crankcasings with the engine in situ, as they are full of road dirt. The ice explodes on impact and the dirt gets blown away.
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been boiling castings for years.
A couple of dishwasher tabs in an old catering 5 gallon pot works wonders.
Just remember to rinse off in clean boiling water
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Trevor