Homemade Engine Cleaning Vat

Engine Cleaning Vat

hotrodbill on ratrodsrule.com
Homemade engine cleaning vat adapted from a 55-gallon drum. Features a thermostat-controlled heating element and utilizes a solution of 100% lye to soften and dissolve accumulated debris.
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DIYer says:
Oct 25, 2013 7:05 PM
Very interesting way of cleaning an engine! But I'm guessing that finding 100% lye now might be difficult (or a hassle) due to its use in making crack. Sigh.

daveward says:
Oct 22, 2013 11:28 AM
100% lye that's heated...I've not heard this solution for gunk yet...does it work as advertised?

Altair says:
Sep 29, 2013 11:28 PM
Great idea. I'll build one of these with the next drum I find.

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