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#11595126 - 05/10/16 07:10 PM Carb Cleaning
IKELEVI Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/23/13
Posts: 186
Loc: Lavon, Tx
What's the best to use for soaking carbs. I've read some take off garnishes, eat up brass etc. I have a Mercury 2 stroke 125. I've heard Sea Foam is good to soak them in. All input is greatly appreciated.

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#11595882 - 05/11/16 02:19 AM Re: Carb Cleaning [Re: IKELEVI]
PaPa@fork Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/25/16
Posts: 478
Loc: Lake Fork
Sea foam is good stuff but the only time I will soak a crab is when they are apart and I'm rebuilding them with new carb kits
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#11596014 - 05/11/16 07:17 AM Re: Carb Cleaning [Re: IKELEVI]
IKELEVI Offline
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Registered: 04/23/13
Posts: 186
Loc: Lavon, Tx
Yes sir, I'm taking them apart.

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#11596438 - 05/11/16 10:26 AM Re: Carb Cleaning [Re: IKELEVI]
bronco71 Offline
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Registered: 02/05/06
Posts: 1070
Loc: Farmers Branch/Sulphur Bluff
I haven't taken my outboard carbs apart yet to clean them, been getting away with spraying sea foam into them and putting sea foam in the gas.

When I rebuild my motorcycle, atv and chainsaw carbs I spray the parts with spray carb cleaner and then I put the parts in an ultrasonic cleaner with a little jewelry cleaner/degreaser mixed in with the water and the heat turned up as long as there are no plastic or rubber parts in there. Then I blow dry the parts with an air compressor and put back together.....

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#11597250 - 05/11/16 03:40 PM Re: Carb Cleaning [Re: IKELEVI]
CHANCE-FNS BOATS Offline
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Registered: 04/10/10
Posts: 119
Loc: Tx
Do not use Berrymans what ever you do!! It to harsh on outboard carbs. I have used Napa carb cleaner 6402 and it works great and wont hurt the coating on the bowl or carb at all. It comes in a paint size can and is like $26.

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#11597517 - 05/11/16 05:14 PM Re: Carb Cleaning [Re: IKELEVI]
PaPa@fork Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/25/16
Posts: 478
Loc: Lake Fork
Originally Posted By: IKELEVI
Yes sir, I'm taking them apart.


Order you some carb kits so you will have new gaskets and it will run like a new one banana
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