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Re: Removing Old Tracker Bar Tubing
By Craig Brougher

Bruce Hanover might consider my system which has never failed. It isn't fast, but it doesn't have to be, because replacing the tracker bar is one of the last things I do in a rebuild anyway. Drop it into a container of kerosene and leave it for awhile. The kerosene eventually swells the rubber, even old brittle stuff. You can remove the rubber with a broom after that if you want to.

Craig Brougher

[ Kerosene (or heating oil or diesel fuel) is far less volatile
[ than gasoline, hence a much safer solvent, and it should work
[ equally well upon any of the natural rubbers. -- Robbie

(Message sent Sat 14 Dec 1996, 13:59:13 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

Key Words in Subject:  Bar, Old, Removing, Tracker, Tubing

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