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Offline Randy

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Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« on: March 07, 2011, 01:21:42 AM »
hey just got done cleaning outside of my CB500 carbs with a dremel tool.. check out the pics..
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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2011, 01:24:01 AM »
Before After
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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2011, 05:32:42 AM »
I've done that before and can appreciate the time it takes to do it! Nice!



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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2011, 10:07:52 AM »
Yeah four cups of coffee and a P an G sandwich...
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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2011, 09:58:06 AM »
what attachment did you use to clean them?



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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2011, 07:24:00 PM »
I used the brass fittings.. all three wheel large cone and small.. Medium to low setting..
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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2011, 07:07:02 PM »
Saw the pics, got inspired, bought a Dremel and went ahead. What a job! Annoying nooks and crannies, but it looks good.

I used the steel fitting. Cleaned up real nice. Now what do I do to protect the surface?



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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2011, 08:49:41 PM »
I didn't use anything.. a little mothers once and while will work great... no one will see the center carbs anyway.. so if you take off the tank and get in there and do alittle finger polishing they will be good..
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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #8 on: May 08, 2011, 05:43:23 PM »
any photos of the attachments that were used? not too familiar with these tools.....



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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2011, 01:41:18 AM »
Yeah I need to buy some more then I will post pics..
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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #10 on: January 26, 2012, 12:52:50 AM »
No pictures of the tools used.

Real disappointing.



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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #11 on: January 26, 2012, 07:44:12 PM »
Alright..I'll do some pics... I have an extra carb..
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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2012, 03:32:22 PM »
Alright..I'll do some pics... I have an extra carb..

Even just a pic of the actual tool used with the Dremel. Thanks Littlegreena100.
If you can do this, you will know that you have helped many other people.



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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2012, 04:08:53 PM »
Mostly these and the smaller pointer ones..
http://www.ebay.com/itm/36pc-BRASS-WIRE-CUP-WHEELS-BRUSHES-4-DREMEL-TOOL-CMB38-/320419030924?_trksid=p3284.m263&_trkparms=algo%3DSIC%26its%3DI%26itu%3DUCI%252BIA%252BUA%252BFICS%252BUFI%26otn%3D21%26pmod%3D320419028685%26ps%3D54
 But in brass..The metal ones tear up the carb surface... take your time ..use safety classes..the little wires brake off and will stick you in the eye.. then go over with mothers polish..

Pic added in case eBay link goes away.  ;)

« Last Edit: January 27, 2012, 04:39:36 PM by Bob Wessner »
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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #14 on: January 31, 2012, 02:40:18 PM »
Thanks for posting that photo of the tools that you used.
You have just helped many people.



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Re: Cleaning carbs with a Dremel tool..
« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2012, 06:47:46 PM »
The Harbor Freight near my house has a blister pack of those for about 5/6  bucks.
http://www.harvestclassic.org/

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