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Exhaust cleaning want to get my exhausts clean and was wondering were you get the bits?i thought hang them from shed roof with some wire through the end can bolt holes and fill with caustic soda.but what do you use to plug the exhaust end? will i be ok just putting my cans on the house fire(still on solid fuel open fire)and then polishing them back up when they are clean,or is a blow torch best Confused need to do it cause i think its choking the engine up,and i should be getting one of my good engines put back in soon Very Happy cheers that man

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Caustic soda is very messy but works well. to block up the stinger end, use a spud and fill from the ex port end. not sure about std cans as there sealed. i think too much heat will turm them to ash so be very carefull. i use oxy/acytelene gear to decoke my pipes rather than caustic but only as the gear is at work. stinks f awful though. after getting the pipe to glow, tap with a rubber/wooden mallet so the now dried depostits drop out. bike will feel much sharper afterwards.

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