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    Senior Member trojanman's Avatar
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    Cleaning parts with Brake Cleaner in a can????

    I know, I am a barbarian.......but is there any problem with this? (besides environmental)

    Grease just seems to drip off effortlessly, and my chain and cassette are always shiney

    Plus, it's cheap and I have a lot of it.

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    My bike's better than me! neil0502's Avatar
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    Brake cleaner works fine ... just remember all the usual caveats about well-ventilated work space, avoiding painted surfaces, etc., etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by neil0502 View Post
    Brake cleaner works fine ... just remember all the usual caveats about well-ventilated work space, avoiding painted surfaces, etc., etc.
    No kidding.....you'll get higher than kite in no time.
    WWW.CYCLESPEUGEOT.COM 2005 Pinarello Dogma; 1991 Paramount PDG 70 Mtb; 1976? AD Vent Noir; 1989 LeMond Maillot Juane F&F; 1993? Basso GAP F&F; 1989 Terry Symmetry; 2003 Trek 4700 Mtb; 1983 Vitus 979

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    Senior Member trojanman's Avatar
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    cool.
    It's much easier than using those plastic chain cleaners.
    Everything just drips off..........

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    Brake cleaner is great, just avoid open flames with it as well.

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    WAtch out for plastic items too. Melted a fender and dork disc on one of mine once

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    You barbarian! Don't you understand that crap contributes to global warming?
    Uhh, ya got any more? It only got to 72 here today.

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    carb cleaner is even more effective but,it does'nt burn it explodes

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