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Old 07-08-09, 12:39 PM   #1
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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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Old 07-08-09, 12:56 PM   #2
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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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Old 07-08-09, 01:12 PM   #3
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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.
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Old 07-08-09, 03:40 PM   #4
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cool.
It's much easier than using those plastic chain cleaners.
Everything just drips off..........
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Old 07-08-09, 05:22 PM   #5
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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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