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Exhaust Cleaner?

The other day I washing my baby (Truck) and I noticed that there was a lot of that black dried on slug in my exhaust pipe. So I simply tried to wash it out but that was a mistake because I stained my wash glove. It's a stainless steel exhaust so I don't think I could stain it if I put some comet cleaner on it but I really don't feel like taking a chance and messing it up.

So what do you guys use to clean all of that black **** out of your pipes?

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I use the skinny pedal on the right to clean out any carbon deposits. :>

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i wouldn't worry about it cause it will be back after you drive it again.

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Wheel cleaner will melt it off. Gets black as soon as you drive it again. At least mine does.

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Thanks guys.
I'll just leave her alone then

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The other day I washing my baby (Truck) and I noticed that there was a lot of that black dried on slug in my exhaust pipe. So I simply tried to wash it out but that was a mistake because I stained my wash glove. It's a stainless steel exhaust so I don't think I could stain it if I put some comet cleaner on it but I really don't feel like taking a chance and messing it up.

So what do you guys use to clean all of that black **** out of your pipes?
stainless steel means that there is nickel blended with the steel. this means it wont rust.... its not 100% stainless. as long as that it doesn't have a finish you will be fine. seafoam, WD40, acetone will take it off
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stainless steel means that there is nickel blended with the steel. this means it wont rust.... its not 100% stainless. as long as that it doesn't have a finish you will be fine. seafoam, WD40, acetone will take it off
Cool. I should have thought to use WD40 in the first place. Thanks.

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