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Re: degreaser

To: Douglas Shook <>
Subject: Re: degreaser
From: (John Herndon)
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 1998 04:02:48 GMT
Simple Green might work for you.  It should be enviromently safe.  The
orginiator has been known to drink the stuff to show that it's safe.
=46or me it's great for cleaning dust and a little oil off on an engine
but the heavy stuff never gets touched.  Maybe it will work with your

Long Beach, CA

On Sat, 31 Jan 1998 13:34:17 -0500, you wrote:

>I found a new use for my old siphon-feed sand blaster as a pressure
>washer.  It works quite well--good enough to get into all the crannies
>and crevices on an engine, but not so powerful that it blows the vacuum
>lines off the engine.
>I just put the siphon tube in a gallon jug of water, and presto. My
>question for the group, however, is what degreasing solvent would work
>well here.  It would be best if it were water-based as it throws quite a
>bit of material, and given the environmental issues, I would feel better
>not using some serious oil-based solvent.
>Does anybody have suggestions for what type of soap/solvent would be
>best for say, cleaning the engine compartments of my cars or for
>cleaning motorcycle engines?
>thanks in advance,

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