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I just stripped my carb apart, question is can I soak the carb body in simple green overnight before I clean it and would it hurt anything?

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What carb? What's it made of?

 

Google carb cleaning with Simple Green. You'll find suggested mixes of SG and water and time limits for soaking. Overnight is a bad idea. When you do your research, you'll see what SG does to aluminum carbs when left to soak too long.

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SG works fine for soaking

The real quefstion is why you tink it needs soaking in the first place

There are only a couple tight passages and they can be cleared with fishing line and mild solvent

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I bought a 2003 crf450r off a older gentlemen who is the original owner. He said the carb was never cleaned and the bike was sitting around for a few years. When i took it apart it was filthy inside so i ordered a rebuild kit for it. Where in it can i use carb cleaner and what parts should i avoid?

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