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pjbizjak

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fan clutch
« on: August 22, 2017, 08:25:18 PM »
 Hi all, What's the best way to clean a fan clutch(aluminum) to get between those fins etc?

Thanks Pete 68 z/28 04A
 

BULLITT65

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Re: fan clutch
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2017, 08:42:58 PM »
Usually they aren't really "dirty". What is on yours that you are trying to clean off?
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Re: fan clutch
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2017, 10:58:25 PM »
I know this is strange but your dish washer does a great job in removing all the grease and they come out very nice. Just do not tell your wife. I did it when I was single. 
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169INDY

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Re: fan clutch
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2017, 02:12:34 AM »
I have this same project to accomplish. 1968Z28 clutch dated 11/2/1967

I use this series of chemicals in conjunction with basic soap & water. As far as scrubbing action I use a 3M scotch-brite greenie pad &/or Nylon and at the most a brass bristle brush. 

THE KEY is the Alum Brightener chemical. PPG DX501.

as usual using the correct PPE, Personal Protective Equipment. - Safety First.

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Re: fan clutch
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2017, 05:01:06 PM »
I have soda blasted aluminum parts with success which will remove unsightly corrosion without damaging the metal.