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Old 04-04-2013, 05:22 PM
Nehmo Nehmo is offline
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Default Re: Friction Drive Encounters Oil

Originally Posted by wheelbender6 View Post
You could keep some rubbing alcohol and a clean rag in your tool kit to degrease the tire and roller. ....
Does alcohol clean grease? I was going to try motor ether
(also called starting fluid). I'll report back on this one.

It seems once the roller & tire get coated with a layer of oil, it's really hard to remove it. I need something I can carry and use without major trouble.
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