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I have put on a new coolant tank on the engine bay of my GTV Cup

Now what to do with the old one ?
It could do with a good clean after many years of doing its job.

Has anyone cleaned the inside and if so what did materials was used

If I can get it looking good it will be a back up as parts available gets less and less or I could sell if someone was desperate.

However I want to clean up the gunk inside so appreciate any suggestions.

No label on my original stock replacement but that’s another thread and story.
 

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I have put on a new coolant tank on the engine bay of my GTV Cup

Now what to do with the old one ?
It could do with a good clean after many years of doing its job.

Has anyone cleaned the inside and if so what did materials was used

If I can get it looking good it will be a back up as parts available gets less and less or I could sell if someone was desperate.

However I want to clean up the gunk inside so appreciate any suggestions.

No label on my original stock replacement but that’s another thread and story.
Rice and petrol. Give it a good shake and let it soak. Works a treat.
 

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How much rice do you put in ?
I assume uncooked - does it matter if white or brown ?
How much petrol do you put in ?
Is it enough for it all to be shaken and moved around ?
How long do you leave it for ?
Is this a repeat task to get it done well ?
 

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How much rice do you put in ?
I assume uncooked - does it matter if white or brown ?
How much petrol do you put in ?
Is it enough for it all to be shaken and moved around ?
How long do you leave it for ?
Is this a repeat task to get it done well ?
500 grammes of basmati rice, uncooked. Definitely not brown, I think the plastic is allergic to brown rice.

As for petrol, super unleaded is best, basmati doesn’t go with supermarket petrol...0.5 Lt.

Leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Then shake it like a Polaroid picture.

Repeat above until your shoulders ache

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Ha. Yes don't cook the rice first! I just used a couple of handfuls. You could use lentils or equivalent of no rice. Petrol - not much just enough to wash the rise about.
How much rice do you put in ?
I assume uncooked - does it matter if white or brown ?
How much petrol do you put in ?
Is it enough for it all to be shaken and moved around ?
How long do you leave it for ?
Is this a repeat task to get it done well ?
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