Expansion Bottle Clean

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Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby pbar » Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:25 am

Just a quick expansion bottle clean, using just washing up liquid, amazing what that stuff takes off. Took a couple of hours, but that includes taking pics and deliberating which flamin tea towel I dare to post up on here!

Nice and clean for a couple of years til it's coolant change time again.

Items used -

1. Warm water
2. Washing up liquid
3. Kitchen sink
4. Scouring pad
5. Baby's bottle brushes (£2 for several from local ethnic minority shop)
6. Cup of tea (for celebratory purposes)

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby andyd » Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:36 am

Nice one Paul :D
A cheap and cheerful job :cheers:

P.S, Nice Tea Towel :whistle: :lol:

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:44 am

Now that’s a posh tea towel Paul a little more upmarket , nice job it’s amazing how dirty they get .
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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby pbar » Tue Nov 20, 2018 8:52 am

Thanks guys.

With the tea towel I went for the quintessential British deck chair look :) Love the British sea-side.

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Tue Nov 20, 2018 11:15 pm

pbar wrote:Just a quick expansion bottle clean, using just washing up liquid, amazing what that stuff takes off.


Wow ! Brilliant job Paul. What a difference it has made. Great job mate :applaud:
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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby pbar » Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:25 am

Thank you Nick. Put it back on the car last night, think I should clean the rest of the engine bay now :)

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:06 pm

pbar wrote:think I should clean the rest of the engine bay now :)


Once you start down this road mate it can get very lonnnngggggggg and winding Paul :lol: not that I am saying your Laser is in need of lots of work mate as from the glimpses I have seen of it your Laser is a credit to you mate :)

I find when I start on a simple cleaning job or project it always turns out to be much bigger due to my OCD kicking in :shock:

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby ollyw » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:10 pm

Dishwasher...

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby pbar » Tue Jan 15, 2019 10:54 am

Personally I wouldn't really feel at ease placing 30 year old plastics in a modern 170 degrees Fahrenheit kitchen appliance with spinning arms and water jets.

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby andyd » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:23 pm

pbar wrote:Personally I wouldn't really feel at ease placing 30 year old plastics in a modern 170 degrees Fahrenheit kitchen appliance with spinning arms and water jets.

The dishwasher in our house is perfectly safe....Me :) :cheers:

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Jasonmarie » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:29 pm

Andy every woman wants a dishwasher . They also come with woman only instructions treat the wife Andy your never look back .
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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby andyd » Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:59 pm

Jasonmarie wrote:Andy every woman wants a dishwasher . They also come with woman only instructions treat the wife Andy your never look back .

But Fairy Liquid keeps my hands so soft :whistle: :D

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Peter-S » Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:43 pm

pbar wrote:
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3. Kitchen sink



Kitchen sink eh. Blimey. I'm sure I wouldn't be allowed within several yards of the kitchen sink with anything Capri related in my hands :lol:
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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:33 pm

:lol: very true I always have things that need the sink on hold untill the wife goes out thank god never been caught yet :beer:

Did here your hands were soft Andy :shock:
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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby pbar » Thu Jan 17, 2019 7:03 am

Peter-S wrote:
pbar wrote:
Items used -

3. Kitchen sink



Kitchen sink eh. Blimey. I'm sure I wouldn't be allowed within several yards of the kitchen sink with anything Capri related in my hands :lol:


Hehe :) I clean up after myself Peter so I'm a good boy. For larger parts the bath comes in very handy!

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Brooksy » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:40 pm

:cool: Looks great. I did the same thing a few weeks back.

pbar wrote:Just a quick expansion bottle clean, using just washing up liquid, amazing what that stuff takes off. Took a couple of hours, but that includes taking pics and deliberating which flamin tea towel I dare to post up on here!

Nice and clean for a couple of years til it's coolant change time again.

Items used -

1. Warm water
2. Washing up liquid
3. Kitchen sink
4. Scouring pad
5. Baby's bottle brushes (£2 for several from local ethnic minority shop)
6. Cup of tea (for celebratory purposes)

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby 2litreScapri » Wed Jan 23, 2019 3:48 pm

Currently in the process of doing mine. I've gone for the rice & water method as I have no baby bottle brushes to hand. Seems to be doing a good job so far.

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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Jasonmarie » Wed Jan 23, 2019 6:20 pm

Brooksy wrote::cool: Looks great. I did the same thing a few weeks back.

pbar wrote:Just a quick expansion bottle clean, using just washing up liquid, amazing what that stuff takes off. Took a couple of hours, but that includes taking pics and deliberating which flamin tea towel I dare to post up on here!

Nice and clean for a couple of years til it's coolant change time again.

Items used -

1. Warm water
2. Washing up liquid
3. Kitchen sink
4. Scouring pad
5. Baby's bottle brushes (£2 for several from local ethnic minority shop)
6. Cup of tea (for celebratory purposes)

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All I see the Devon Tea Towel there was that a trago mills one ?
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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Brooksy » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:08 pm

All I see the Devon Tea Towel there was that a trago mills one ?[/quote]

:lol:
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Re: Expansion Bottle Clean

Postby Brooksy » Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:10 pm

2litreScapri wrote:Currently in the process of doing mine. I've gone for the rice & water method as I have no baby bottle brushes to hand. Seems to be doing a good job so far.


Good alternative method! :cool:
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