Engine cleaning

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Daniil

Engine cleaning

Post by Daniil »

My 450 Desmo manual (back in 1969) advised the engine to be cleaned "with parafine." I never heard of it before. Can anyone describe the process? Any modern day alternatives that make your engine shiny? Thanks. Dan

Vince
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Post by Vince »

I seem to remember it another name for Kerosene.

Peter Mille
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Post by Peter Mille »

Or perhaps Diesel fuel......!!

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Post by Peter Mille »

If the engine is only dirty, diesel fuel will work well, use a silicon spray after the cleaning and everything will shine like new!!

Daniil

Post by Daniil »

Thank you guys. The ingine is clean, but could use some shine. Will try silicon spray. Dan

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Post by Peter Mille »

There are, of course, several other products on the market, to give aluminum a great shine, even a good car wax can do the job...!!

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