Re: scaly residue in carb after cleaning?

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> ♣Slew Foot♣ Wrote:

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> All right most people don't know this but those tankers that carry the

> gas in bulk all have three grades of gas in them and when they wash out

> the trucks they use lime some of it gets dissolved in the gas in the

> next batch what happens is when ethanol gets involved it holds it in

> suspension and when it settles out you'll get this white crummy stuff

> that just fills the carb it's a crystalline growth that there is the

> start of it the best way to clean that crappy metal is the strongest

> vinegar you can find usually that would be 7% you leave it in there

> overnight if you have one of them ultrasonic vibrator things all the

> better after 24 hours wash it out with warm water and a little baking

> soda then rinse dry blow out with compressed air

Why would they wash out a petroleum tanker? To haul milk in it?

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