[ROVERNET - UK] Acid dipped

Gatrell David drnaramata at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 9 05:34:02 GMT 2006

Tom:  I used muriatic acid to clean the rust from the
cooling passages in the cast iron block in my P-5. 
Then I used oxalic acid to do the aluminium cylinder
head and intake manifold.  Both did a fine job.  
David Gatrell
1965  P-5  Mkllc

--- Tom Total <tom-total at gmx.de> wrote:

> Sometimes, sellers offer engine parts e.g. pistons
> or even complete blocks
> as "acid dipped". Does anybody know which acid is
> suitable for "dipping" for
> cleaning purposes? I can imagine that cast iron
> parts and items made of
> aluminium may need different acid treatments, don't
> they? Tom.
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