Rebuild, water in frame.

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  • mrz1000

Posted February 03, 2014 - 04:56 PM


As title says I am doing a rebuild so I stripped paint on frame for powder coating , then I acid washed the frame to get rid of oils, then I rinsed it. Is it a big issue if I got water into the frame where the oil is stored? Just as long as it is all gone ASAP? Sorry it's my 1st rebuild it may sound dum.

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  • grayracer513

Posted February 03, 2014 - 05:16 PM


To eliminate any worries about water in the oil reservoir, plug the tank up, pour a half pint of rubbing alcohol into it, and slosh it around a bit, then drain it and let the remaining alcohol dry.  The water will be gone.

  • mrz1000

Posted February 03, 2014 - 05:36 PM


Ty I'll try this.

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