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Old 01-19-2006, 08:31 PM   #1
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ok, I have a 92/93 SC here that needs to be cleaned inside and out before i really try and sell it. I was wondering what I should use to clean it with. i was going to use TB cleaner, but i need to know if this will affect anything besides the carbon buildup? it is a 92/93 so I know I don't have the coated rotors like the 94+ all have, so that shouldn't be an issue, but what about the bearings and stuff?

Will be tackling this next week when I clean the TB to be shipped.
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There'* only one thing to use. Castrol Super Clean. Purple gallon or spray bottle. It'll disolve the carbon. And you can do it in the kitchen sink.

I don't really see any way of doing it thoroughly without causing the needle bearings to be replaced though. That grease is EXPENSIVE. I suggest cleaning, then replace the bearings.
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Well, if that is the case, then I'll just sell it dirty. I don't want to have to replace the bearings. It just needs a couple right now.
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The bearings are easy. Takes 10 minutes.
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The bearings are easy. Takes 10 minutes.
Got pics? Maybe I'll tackle pulling the old bearings on mine this weekend.
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I'll be doing mine soon. I'll shoot some pics. Maybe today.
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That grease is EXPENSIVE. I suggest cleaning, then replace the bearings.
http://www.intense-racing.com/Mercha...tegory_Code=IF $9.99
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Needle bearing replacement procedure:

http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...ic.php?t=46999
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