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OK OK I will get some and try it on one of my parts bikes..

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You won't regret it.

I bought the 5 gallon bucket of the gel solution because I knew it wouldn't be enough to fill the tank, I wanted to use compressed air to splash the gel up onto the top surfaces. It worked, but was a pain in the back-side.

For the 2nd tank, I took a tip from a member here, and went to Walmart and bought those cheap punch balloons with the big rubber band...Insert the balloon through the fuel gauge pickup hole, inflate with compressor until the solution is about to come out of the fill neck, tie off the balloon, walk away, and come back at the prescribed time.

When you're ready to empty the tank, pop the balloon, grab your shop-vac and suck it all out.

Rinse well, dry with compressed air, inspect...ou should be all set.

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Stores on the west coast that might carry it?

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I'm not sure it's sold in stores. I think the only way you can buy it is direct from the manufacturer.

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Ok I will do a search and try to find it... Hal

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Copper I'm reading your posts and you made a comment about a Baking Soda Blaster, but I haven't seen you post any pictures of it......I would like to have a tool like this to clean my carbs, a They need rebuilding and this "blaster" did a great job cleaning your carbs up......

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Copper I'm reading your posts and you made a comment about a Baking Soda Blaster, but I haven't seen you post any pictures of it......I would like to have a tool like this to clean my carbs, a They need rebuilding and this "blaster" did a great job cleaning your carbs up......
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Ok here is Hal's hookey redneck engineering at its best...

The soda blaster carb.. aka aluminum cleaner..

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You will need the three folowing commonly available garage items.

1. High flow air blaster nozzzle.
2. 24 inches of 5/16 clear hose.. Clear so you can see when it plugs up.. It will but to clear you just put finger over outlet and lightly pull trigger.
3, Electrical tape. to tape up where u insert blaster

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