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Emzone 482 g Non-Chlorinated Brake Cleaner $2.88

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[Princess Auto] Emzone 482 g Non-Chlorinated Brake Cleaner $2.88

Dropped by to pickup that $24.99 150lbs Torque wrench to change my tires and saw these! Loaded up!

Emzone 482 g Non-Chlorinated Brake Cleaner $2.88

https://www.princessauto.com/en/detail/ ... -p8885881e

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Mar 25, 2005
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lbckhmerinc wrote: Would rubbing alcohol work just as good?
To clean brake dust? Do you pressurize it? IPA is not cheap, especially now.
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Feb 26, 2018
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For reference, a smaller 390g can at crappy tire is $6.99 and doesn't seem to come on sale often.

Great deal, I'll stock up. Thanks OP
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soupmaster666 wrote: I'm surprised someone who doesn't have a torque wrench needs to stock up on brake cleaner. A can with last longer than the average vehicle's lifespan.

It's horrific stuff, I would never use it on anything but brakes.
It's a great parts cleaner for intake manifolds.

A can shouldn't last a vehicles life. I get 4 to 6 wheels worth of brake cleanings per can. It goes quick if you're degreasing a rotor.
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Kasakato wrote: It's a great parts cleaner for intake manifolds.

A can shouldn't last a vehicles life. I get 4 to 6 wheels worth of brake cleanings per can. It goes quick if you're degreasing a rotor.
That is pretty good considering some professionals use 1 can a wheel.
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I saw this in the flyer too and also thought it was a good deal. I just bought a can from Canadian Tire for $9.

Although, I mentioned it to my brother who's an independent diesel tech, and he said his price is about $2.70. So maybe that's what this stuff is really worth.
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Feb 26, 2018
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everything automotive from parts to fluids to tools are marked up ludicrously. Source: worked auto service and parts counter for a few years and saw list price vs sell price for parts, and ordered consumables.

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