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Offline maxhammond

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Carb cleaning
« on: January 08, 2019, 07:23:42 PM »
Been having starting problems and flipped a carb bowl off to have a peak and it was pretty gummy and lots of sediment.
Can anybody recommend a carb cleaning specialists. In South Cheshire area but distance doesn't really matter.

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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2019, 07:33:49 PM »
Forum member Gerben, he's in Holland but doesn't cost much more to send to him. Send him a PM or email gerbenhilly@hotmail.com
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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2019, 08:05:06 PM »
Tony “shag” is a good guy...
https://m.facebook.com/AjsVaopurClean/

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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2019, 08:30:02 PM »
Tony “shag” is a good guy...
https://m.facebook.com/AjsVaopurClean/

Yes I know him ..he blasted a couple of Honda frames for me last year .....  nice bloke and didn't charge an arm and a leg either.
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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2019, 08:46:47 PM »
Been having starting problems and flipped a carb bowl off to have a peak and it was pretty gummy and lots of sediment.
Can anybody recommend a carb cleaning specialists. In South Cheshire area but distance doesn't really matter.

here you are sir & on your door step:-
Matt Harper, Hollybush Crescent
Willaston
Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 6PP
0775 200 8698   
 https://m.harpers-ultrasonic.com/

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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #5 on: January 09, 2019, 08:50:14 AM »
Contacted Harper's thanks.

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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #6 on: January 09, 2019, 12:30:10 PM »
Contacted Harper's thanks.

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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #7 on: January 09, 2019, 12:34:58 PM »
Contacted Harper's thanks.

£150 for a bank of four f@@k me contact craftwork coatings in Rotherham £60
Blimey, good thing i always do my own at that sort of price  :'(
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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #8 on: January 09, 2019, 08:13:14 PM »
You beat me to it Julie! My thoughts exactly!

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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2019, 08:44:00 AM »
Contacted Harper's thanks.

£150 for a bank of four f@@k me contact craftwork coatings in Rotherham £60

I have never used Matt Harper as I have my own US bath which is big enough for a rack of 750 carbs but maybe you get what you pay for.
I have heard very good reports about Matts work. You only need someone without his knowledge to US clean in the wrong fluid and the lovely iridescent finish is destroyed forever.
I think Roy    http://www.sohc.co.uk/index.php?action=profile;u=13487   on here uses him all the time so possibly he will comment on prices/service.
« Last Edit: January 10, 2019, 08:48:22 AM by AshimotoK0 »
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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2019, 12:12:57 PM »
Contacted Harper's thanks.

£150 for a bank of four f@@k me contact craftwork coatings in Rotherham £60

I have never used Matt Harper as I have my own US bath which is big enough for a rack of 750 carbs but maybe you get what you pay for.
I have heard very good reports about Matts work. You only need someone without his knowledge to US clean in the wrong fluid and the lovely iridescent finish is destroyed forever.
I think Roy    http://www.sohc.co.uk/index.php?action=profile;u=13487   on here uses him all the time so possibly he will comment on prices/service.

Ash I have my own Ultrasonic bath but at the beginning of the thread they were talking about vapour cleaning :)
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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2019, 01:05:47 PM »
Contacted Harper's thanks.

£150 for a bank of four f@@k me contact craftwork coatings in Rotherham £60

I have never used Matt Harper as I have my own US bath which is big enough for a rack of 750 carbs but maybe you get what you pay for.
I have heard very good reports about Matts work. You only need someone without his knowledge to US clean in the wrong fluid and the lovely iridescent finish is destroyed forever.
I think Roy    http://www.sohc.co.uk/index.php?action=profile;u=13487   on here uses him all the time so possibly he will comment on prices/service.

Ash I have my own Ultrasonic bath but at the beginning of the thread they were talking about vapour cleaning :)

Ah sorry ...was the 150 just for vapour cleaning then?  .. I assume that is vapour blasting
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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #12 on: January 10, 2019, 03:27:07 PM »
Matt Harper is a great guy really helpful, he sent me some bits for my carbs for free he is one of the best you can deal with...you get what you pay for at the end of the day...OK if you have got your own gear & know what you are doing that's great but not everyone is that hands on or that fortunate to have all the gear.....also dont forget the old adage "all the gear but no idea"... ;D
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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #13 on: January 13, 2019, 09:29:28 AM »
What's wrong with doing it yourself?
They are a very simple carb.
Get a couple of cans of carb cleaner
And a few bristles from a wire brush. And away you go.
Have a relaxing hour or two in the shed.
I personally have no faith in Ultrasonic cleaning.
The Emperors new clothes in my opinion.
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Sean.

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Re: Carb cleaning
« Reply #14 on: January 13, 2019, 09:39:59 AM »
Agree. But, don't push anything through the jets on these carbs. The jets have 'spiders' in them to give turbulence to the fuel flow, no spider, no turbulence.
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