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So is there any point of spending money to buy special cleaner or using coke or baking soda when it should be possible just to clean it with plain water? If you have to clean your battery terminals right now, you have to use the tools available to you. You're going to want to be mindful of these facts: The corrosion deposits can be obnoxious to ...


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For rust removal... my personal favorite technique involves a lot of distilled white vinegar and a green "scrunge" (like a 3M scrubbing pad) or a pad of steel wool. By "a lot" of vinegar, I mean never allow the surface to get dry - always keep it wet with vinegar or it'll "flash rust" while you work. This generally involves working only a fairly small area ...


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The potential loss of air pressure is only going to happen if you have corrosion in the area where the tyre bead seats against the wheel, not if you have surface corrosion on the outside. If the corrosion on the outside is causing air loss, the wheel is toast, but the corrosion you have on your wheel doesn't look like it's anywhere near this bad. That said, ...


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I would have thought it'd be fine to run to a nearby town to clean it - although if everyone is doing so, there might be a dedicated cleaning area set-up anyway? (assuming you're at an official meet) The reaction of salt and water will basically give you sea water - which is slightly alkaline. The problem is that the salt increases the conductivity of the ...



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