Getting Melted Piston off Cylinder Walls
piston is caused by a lean fuel mixture. In a cylinder with a chrome
Honing out the melted aluminum is a bad idea.
way to remove aluminum without removing steel, or chrome, is with
acid. This is dangerous, and should only be done in well ventilated
using proper safety precautions.
can be obtained at a drug or hardware store, and is water soluble.
I have been told it is used to
Pour a small
into a container to dip your Q tip into, and swab some onto the melted
bits in your cylinder. It will bubble up, and stink, as it eats the
keep adding fresh acid and cleaning off the old with water to remove
the melted piston. Do not breath the vapors. You can speed the
by scraping witha a small sharp tool. Do not allow the acid
come into contact with anything other than plastic, steel, or chrome
plate, that you do not want destroyed
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