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 Post subject: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:30 pm 
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I need a Mikuni flat slide ultrasonically cleaned and checked out. Have recently been quoted 8/10 weeks :? Does anyone have any recommendations of companies used?

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 Post subject: Re: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:16 pm 
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Buy a ultrasound bath and DIY?

Out of interest what was the cost of a professional job?


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 Post subject: Re: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:36 pm 
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8-10 weeks, they’re pulling you leg. It takes less than an hour😂

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 Post subject: Re: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:41 pm 
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My apologies, I’ve no constructive advice as I’ve never had it done :D Some years ago I bought one of those very cheap ultrasound jewellry cleaners from Aldi. It works well on small stuff like jets and switchgear, but it’s too small for a carb.

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 Post subject: Re: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 6:50 pm 
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Check out Allendale ultrasonics......I have the 6L Cavitek professional and it works a treat 8-)

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 Post subject: Re: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:04 pm 
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Maz wrote:
Check out Allendale ultrasonics......I have the 6L Cavitek professional and it works a treat 8-)

I picked up a secondhand 3 ltr one that is identical to the Allendale , and it makes an amazing job of cleaning carbs , I bought the Carb cleaning solution which you dilute 10-1 from Allendale for mine.

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 Post subject: Re: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:00 pm 
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kevmean wrote:
Maz wrote:
Check out Allendale ultrasonics......I have the 6L Cavitek professional and it works a treat 8-)

I picked up a secondhand 3 ltr one that is identical to the Allendale , and it makes an amazing job of cleaning carbs , I bought the Carb cleaning solution which you dilute 10-1 from Allendale for mine.


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and use Distilled or deionised water :yup:

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 Post subject: Re: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:16 pm 
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If it's just Dusty, a quick brush would do.......... :coat:

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 Post subject: Re: Carb cleaning
PostPosted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:51 pm 
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Got one here if you`re passing by.


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