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#1 KennyP OFFLINE  

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Posted February 11, 2015 - 06:16 AM

Got this given to me yesterday. Not sure how good it still is. Figure I can buy a new can and swap that in. Use the old stuff for  pre-dip on really nasty things.

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Came with 2 baskets.

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Here's the first test specimen. It's the original carb off the Jake K321S. It's rather crusty. I will have to get a kit for this #30 carb.DSCN0196.JPG     DSCN0197.JPG

 

I'll have pics of the finished product today.


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 06:39 AM

That would be pretty handy to have around. The price was right as well! 


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 06:58 AM

That's an awesome freebie, and useful too!


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 07:23 AM

I had one for years and it was great for cleaning carbs. Do not handle that unless you are wearing gloves. It caused my hands to peel. Avoid breathing the fumes too. I had to add water to the top layer every so often to keep the seal. It should make life a little easier. Good Luck, Rick
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Posted February 11, 2015 - 08:23 AM

I had been thinking of buy a carb dip tank, cant wait to see the results


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 09:44 AM

I never seen that product before. I have a vat of vinegar but it is not safe for cast or aluminum...Nice catch!


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM

A lot better than using a minnow bucket. I like the double basket, nice.
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Posted February 11, 2015 - 10:31 AM

I have one that is only about 2 ga. and it's great for getting those nasty carbs. cleaned up. Good deal for free Kenny !!! :thumbs: 


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 11:06 AM

I wonder how much crud may be in the bottom of the bucket? LOL May have to check that out! I can get some new juice for it at Atwoods down the street.



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Posted February 11, 2015 - 12:20 PM

I'll be interested in seeing how that carb comes out.  Can't complain about the price.


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 02:34 PM

Here's the carb. Not totally spotless and new looking, but a lot better than it was. I stuck it back together for now so nothing would get lost.

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Had another friend drop these off last night. They came off his Tacoma PU. Just the right size to fit the Dodge.

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Posted February 11, 2015 - 04:02 PM

Like Boyscout said wear gloves and get some goggles for your eyes. 

Set of tires is a bonus----Your on a roll now (bad pun intended) :rolling:  


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 05:19 PM

Last year I bought a gallon bucket of carb cleaner with basket from NAPA.

It worked pretty good!

Tthe really powerful stuff from 40 years ago is probably outlawed by EPA now!


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 06:26 PM

Last year I bought a gallon bucket of carb cleaner with basket from NAPA.
It worked pretty good!
Tthe really powerful stuff from 40 years ago is probably outlawed by EPA now!
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Seems like any of the "old stuff" that really worked has been new and improved to death. I've always enjoyed cleaning up parts and making them useful again. Must be the Dutch in me, lol.


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Posted February 11, 2015 - 07:23 PM

Looks like the carb came out pretty good.  How long did you leave it in there?






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