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Electrolosis

Well I've been experimenting, and having aliilte fun. I have set up an electrolysis tub. Since I've been using it, I have been amazed at just how well it is working. For example, I am in the process of cleaning the engine cross member. At first I tried just using the drill with a wire wheel. Just a small area. but Then stuck half of it in the solution for about 3 hours. When I pulled it out, even the factory paint rubed off, and the rusted metal is now usable metal again. I only have to go over it with a brush to clean some of the thick stuff. another few minutes in the bath, and it's pretty much done.

Basically, I have a rubber maid tub, I use two battery chargers. Arm and Hamer washing soda (Sodium Carbonate) Don't waste your time with Bi-carbonate. It's way to slow. I hook the possitive up to a 1" wrench(works better than anything else I've tried.) then negative to the part. try to keep the battery chargers clamps out of the water, and I would use rubber gloves if I where you. A shocking experiance if you don't.

Any way the process is alot easier than I thought it would be.
I'll try to get some pictures soon.

Now if I could only find a bucket big enough to fit an Opel into....
 

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Both chargers are setup with -neg to the part and +poss to the wrench. in some cases I'd use two wrenches bot -nrg on the part and a +pos on each wrench, and set them on different sides of the container. This seems to work better because the closest part of the part being cleaned to the +pos gets cleaned the fastest.
 
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