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markturner1960
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It is messy as I mentioned, but pretty safe to use on most things, although it does dull paint finish and will go through eventually, but its great getting gunge and caked on crap off, especially in those areas you cant reach into. Buts shedloads of fine white dust EVERYWHERE.....

Cunno, I took BaT platinum membership this year and have 25 track days booked, so this clean will probably have to last all year.....First one this weekend at donnington.....although not in the GT3...( I am using a Caterham for this season......The GT3 will be doing the italian trip this year though with BaT)
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:57 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wow, this looks amazing Mark! Did you manage to access everything in situ - if so the results are even more amazing!

I ‘was’ intending to share some pictures of my exhaust replacement, which has turned into a mini clean up. I’ve replaced the drop links, arb bushes and heat shields. I have also painted the cross-braces whilst generally cleaneing everything with degreaser, brushes and elbow work. I’m limited to what I can access under axle stands however

I was quite proud of my efforts until I read this ha!

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Mark, which soda blaster do you use dude?
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi, it was this blaster I purchased: http://www.millarsodablasting.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=64

Yes, it was all done in situ, which is easy using the blaster as it can get into all the nooks and crannies, although I imagine its not so easy with just axle stands......
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great!
Cheers Mark, will have a look at that.
I've got a lift too so it should make light work of getting things properly clean on the Turbo.
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I couldn't see the original photos in the OP, but I've gone to the MSB link and it looks impressive.

However it looks like it remove the surface coating (e.g. paint) as well as contaminants. Is this correct, or is there a way you can moderate it so it takes off only the dirt/oil?
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:09 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi, it's pretty easy to regulate the flow rate and its also not really very fierce, so its no problem ....I did not damage one bit of paintwork on mine.....
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another useful product I use is 'ALTRANS'.

Product Description
ALT60W Deb Altrans Janitol 5L

Product Features
Powerful, dissolves rust stains, limescale and helps prevent corrosion
Contains a blend of phosphoric and citric acids for optimum performance
Improves the look of stainless steel surfaces
Can be used for cleaning concrete and descaling pressure washers
Easy rinsing formulation helps ensure no residue is left on the surface
Supplied in 5 litre.

It removes oxidisation in such an effective way from Aluminum and light rust form steel.

Put it pin with a paint brush and leave it or agitate it with either a brass brush depending on oxidisation.

Rinse off and your done.

For F***s sake don't get it in your eyes and wear gloves.

Brilliant stuff and saves years of hard work.
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