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killer 11th January 2018 10:14 PM

Ultrasonic cleaning solution
Anyone here got sonic bath..?

Just wondering what you are using as a cleaning agent... I used a degreaser and water but wasnt overly excited by the finish...


doctorchopper 11th January 2018 10:17 PM

Re: Ultrasonic cleaning solution
I use Jet a1 (basically Kerosene) but thats for cleaning mesh filters, never cleaned carbs with it

Goodlad 11th January 2018 10:18 PM

Re: Ultrasonic cleaning solution
I use Methylated spirits or 99% IPA, IPA usually does the job tbh. I get it from a lad in Cork on ebay.


sharpbikes 11th January 2018 10:40 PM

Re: Ultrasonic cleaning solution
have a 40l, usually use a little degreaser mixed with boiling water and lemon juice. finish is never perfect after, carbs come out shiny usually but not like new, for that you want soda blasting.

suarridge 13th January 2018 11:22 AM

Re: Ultrasonic cleaning solution
for that you want vapour blasting.

the landshark 13th January 2018 12:47 PM

Re: Ultrasonic cleaning solution
I use Mek, it's not cheap, I filter it and reuse it afterwards but I only have a small branson that'll take one carb at a time. Did a lovely job on the carbs off the Z900 which after 40 years were very gunged up.

chopper 13th January 2018 02:28 PM

Re: Ultrasonic cleaning solution
Ive used jizer and gunk .you need to clean it regular though