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    I have a question about metal wheels. On some of the trucks I replaced they have metal wheels that I was going to reuse. My question is what is the easiest way to clean them and what to use to clean them ? thanks for any answers !

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    If you don't see any visible crud on them, just use them as is. If you do see crud, some alcohol on a paper towel would work. There are other ways too.

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    Same here just some alcohol if it is necessary to clean.
    "It's not whats best......It's whats best for you"

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    [QUOTE=ike8120;521698]Same here just some alcohol if it is necessary

    Scotch or bourbon?
    Cheers!
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    Anyone soak them in a bit of de-greaser?

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    [QUOTE=el Gato Gordo;521701]
    Quote Originally Posted by ike8120 View Post
    Same here just some alcohol if it is necessary

    Scotch or bourbon?
    Vodka!

    Alcohol is a degreaser.

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    Gentleman Jack is preferred
    "It's not whats best......It's whats best for you"

    Gary

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    I usually just wipe them with a paper towel. The gunk normally wipes right off.

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    Alcohol or Goo-Gone and paper towel laid over a piece of snap track. Roll them back and forth and the dirt should come right off.
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    151 everclear

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vince P View Post
    151 everclear
    Keep away from an open flame
    "It's not whats best......It's whats best for you"

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    Quote Originally Posted by ike8120 View Post
    Keep away from an open flame
    Ditto. Never blow out a candle after a tough cleaning session.....
    Cheers!
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    Makes a good cleaner pipe and otherwise lol

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