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    Mad scientist makes amazing discovery

    This is for us guys that work on old bikes who have to struggle with trying to put those old and hardened rubber carb and air box holders on - this led me to find a softener for this rubber (actually PVC). Last month the MIL brought over some stuff she wanted recycled, I noticed that the 13 YO Future floor wax bottle was still very soft after all those years and the contents was probably keeping it soft. Plopped an old rubber holder in the stuff for a month and presto-- one very soft like new manageable part I'll try a bottle of some new Future to see if I get the same results.
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    Last edited by Mechannibalism; 06-02-2011 at 10:29 AM. Reason: Spellimg Future not Futura
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    You need to edit your reason for editing (spelling Future incorrectly) because you spelt spelling incorrectly.

    But thanks for the floor wax tip!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sikorsky View Post
    You need to edit your reason for editing (spelling Future incorrectly) because you spelt spelling incorrectly.

    But thanks for the floor wax tip!
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    You need to edit your reason for editing (spelling Future incorrectly) because you spelt spelling incorrectly.
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    Innnnteresting.... Those damned carb sleeves ARE effing tough.

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    http://www.wytekdirect.com/rubber-re...le-remover.htm

    Used to use this stuff on old stamps when they'd start to crack and get brittle. Might do the same thing for you. I also used to use it on windshield wipers to keep them going for a couple more years.
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