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Post  blakeneb on Wed May 18, 2016 1:48 am

I have some used cox helicopters. How do I clean off the old fuel goo from all the plastic parts. Alcohol isnt working all that well? -Blake
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Re: nitro cleanup

Post  Oldenginerod on Wed May 18, 2016 3:51 am

Try using some fresh fuel on a rag. I have heard of people soaking plastic parts in automotive brake fluid, but having not done it myself I wouldn't recommend it until someone else chimes in with their experience.
You could maybe try Windex or another common houshold spray cleaner.

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Post  pkrankow on Wed May 18, 2016 8:08 am

_Don't_ use ammonia on plastic. It etches the plastic.

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Post  Mark Boesen on Wed May 18, 2016 9:39 am

Brake fluid works great, it'll take about everything off, goo, paint, etc., and will rinse off with only water. Place part in a plastic bag add enough to cover and let soak. Windex work great for less baked on crap.
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Post  blakeneb on Fri May 20, 2016 9:47 pm

Ok thanks! But will it hurt the plastic?
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