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Old 11th June 2004, 10:31   #1
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Hy few days ago i get '87 Opel Copper radiator. What is the best way to clean all dirts from radiator?
Old 11th June 2004, 10:48   #2
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you should put the radiator in a few chemical baths to get it all dirt off it. I don't know what stuff you need though
Old 11th June 2004, 10:48   #3
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use gazoline or vinegar and rinse it well,

fill the rad with gazoline and let it rest over a night ( or use vinegar )
Old 11th June 2004, 11:18   #4
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What about boiled water mixed with vinegar? Or only vinegar?
Old 11th June 2004, 11:34   #5
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I don't know

heat the radiator anyway, the high temperature helps the removal of the dirt
Old 11th June 2004, 12:03   #6
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and while you're at it you can add your vidcard to the boiling water to clean it out also
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Old 11th June 2004, 12:04   #7
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LOL, great point. strange the RMA service even didn't notice the card wasn't dusty after more then 2 years
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How about automotive radiator cleaner?
Reverse flushing will also get the scaled deposit out.

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