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    what acid to use?

    im still searching but cant find it.. i know its hear ive read it before.. but does anyone know off the top of their head what acid i can use to clean the piston debris of the head and the cylinder wall?

    my buddy killed his center piston and looks like the bores mint but there is a bit of melted piston on it.. as will as the head.


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    Muratic acid.

    Won't work on the head though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ryandi2 View Post
    im still searching but cant find it.. i know its hear ive read it before.. but does anyone know off the top of their head what acid i can use to clean the piston debris of the head and the cylinder wall?

    my buddy killed his center piston and looks like the bores mint but there is a bit of melted piston on it.. as will as the head.
    I use good old fashion vinagar from the local grocery store

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    ok thanks guys!

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    Be careful using acid on iron cylinders...It works fine on nikasil, since acid won't eat that, but it will etch iron and aluminum.

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    so should i use it then soap and water every thing?

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    get behind your ears!

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