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Originally Posted by AngM018 View Post
Be careful what solvent/concentration you use. Some cleaners are not good for aluminum. I like mineral spirits b/c it is good for all kinds of metals, and it doesn't leave any residue. Just be careful you don't use spirits in an expensive parts cleaner that isn't rated for it. I have already been through one pump, but they are cheaper than most of my parts that could be damaged by other solvents, so I'm not concerned

Do a search on the boards. there is a plethora of info on the subject. I spent a good hour on here searching before I made my decision. Only the best for my first child!
Good points John- I'll do a little research before filling with solvent. The brand Norther Tool sells says it has a substance which prevents "flash rusting"- but I don't think it says anything about aluminum. I'll see if the pump can work with Mineral Spirits.
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