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Cleaner for diesel soot!

Is there anything out there that cleans or dissolves diesel soot?
It doesnt have to be paint safe just something for getting the soot off exhaust tips ect. I have tried simple green and brake cleaner but I was wondering if there is anything better?

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At a car wash most of the tire cleaners does a very good job at eating it off.

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Try a Mr. Clean eraser pad. I use it on my stacks and it eats the soot right off.
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Try Oxi-clean. It was in an ad at the top of the page when I clicked on this thread

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Try Oxi-clean. It was in an ad at the top of the page when I clicked on this thread
or how about an Oreck? same page, different ad.

Maybe some Orange citrus cleaner?



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i use dish soap and a greeny for my Stacks, then follow up with some mothers chrome polish... BLING!

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mothers billet polish and elbow grease

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Try Oxi-clean. It was in an ad at the top of the page when I clicked on this thread
haha i have the same ad at the top lol ... i use purple power to clean pretty much everything ... just have to use gloves because it WILL leave chem burns ... i know that from experience lol ... but it cleans pretty much anything


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