brake rebuild

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  1. Storm Shadow

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    im rebuilding the brakes on my old honda cd250, the inside of the master cylinder is really dirty, the level window you cant see through.

    what should i clean it with, im bout to replace all the seals in it, so i guess the dont matter about harsh chemicals?.
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    H96669 A proud pragmatist.

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    Methyl Hydrate. That's in a lot of shop manuals on "cleaning brake parts before rebuilts".
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    ok whats that in, or is it some kinda product i buy from a science lab?
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    Methyl Hydrate AKA Methanol.AKA Hydroxymethane. Methyl alcohol. Methyl hydroxide. Methylic alcohol. Methylol. Wood alcohol. Any good hardware store will have that around trhe painting chemicals/thinners etc....section. Wear gloves.:wink:
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    Here in Australia, its just good old methylated spirits!:D
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    metho, right o, i got that now, thank you
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