Cleaning the crank itself.

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6/30/2018 8:51 AM

Hey, was just curious on how you guys clean your cranks?

I have the cases split on my 98 YZ250 and I want to clean the crank. Should I soak it in kerosene? Use soap and water and then kerosene? I don’t want the bearings inside to dry out so maybe spray with wd40 and then some oil?

I’m waiting on the transmission bearings so I can’t put everything back together right after cleaning.

Thanks

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6/30/2018 9:53 AM

Kerosene works good. I would brake clean and use air to dry after. Then oil it good.

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7/1/2018 9:50 AM

Sounds good. Picked up the kerosene and some brake cleaner yesterday. Now if I can work through this hangover and 100 degree weather I’ll be back in business lol.

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7/2/2018 4:55 AM

Disassemble it & have it vapor blasted

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