Cleaning nitro fuel lines

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After getting a secondhand nitro, the fuel lines were pretty nasty inside.

So I made a plan.

I took a syringe and sucked up some biodegradable degreaser.

Then connected the fuel line to the syringe and squeezed the degreaser into the line until the fuel line was full of it.
I then let it stand upright for a hour or so to let the degreaser soften up all that gunk.

After the time has lapsed, I just emptied the syringe through the fuel line and pushed all the crap out, leaving me with clean fuel lines.

How do ya'll clean yours?
 
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always replace fuel lines that you get on used vehicles as they can have small pinholes not visible and cause havoc holding a tune and random lean conditions.
 

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why bother with cleaning. they are cheap pull off replace with new..
When in a bind and have no spares available.... :D It was my first one. So I didn't think to order some fuel lines.

always replace fuel lines that you get on used vehicles as they can have small pinholes not visible and cause havoc holding a tune and random lean conditions.
I did a pressure test. They were still good. Just dirty. :)
 

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Any small engine shops or harware stores near by? They might have fuel line for 2 stroke gas like chainsaws and weedeaters I've used it myself has to be a specific type though
 

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As mentioned, replace.
Yeah, will order some lines on my next order. :)

Any small engine shops or harware stores near by? They might have fuel line for 2 stroke gas like chainsaws and weedeaters I've used it myself has to be a specific type though
As tntproof said, they are cheap. I'll just buy a roll and keep for spares. :)
 
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