Hard (impossible) to start

Steven Bixby steven at bixbys.net
Sun Apr 24 12:34:12 PDT 2011

I wonder if the typical ultrasonic cleaner rigs you can get on the 
consumer market would do the job?  Or do they have some special 
nuculear-powered-atomic-blast-resistant units?

I've wanted to get a reasonably capable ultrasonic cleaner for home use, 
perhaps off eBay.  I have more than just carburetor-cleaning in mind, too.

On 4/24/2011 12:19 PM, Charles Scappaticci wrote:
> Michael,
> Carbs gunk up, that's just a fact.  When I reinstalled my jetted
> carbs, they had sat for a couple of years and I knew they weren't that
> clean when I had taken them off.  I had the local dealer do a thorough
> ultrasonic cleaning and reinstalled them.  Three years later, it
> starts at the touch of the button on it's five year old battery.  I
> can almost guarantee you it will run and start a lot better when they
> are done.  The dealer here charges $75 per carb for cleaning (Vickery
> Motorsports) and the ultrasonic cleaning will do better that you can.
> Charles S.

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