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    Default Where to buy Varsol?

    I'm needing to buy some Varsol or carb cleaner to pour into a 5 gallon bucket to do a carb rebuild but don't know where to buy it. Do auto parts places sell it or do they sell carb cleaner thats not in a spray can? Thanks
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    Default Re: Where to buy Varsol?

    Auto parts stores (NAPA) sells carb cleaner in gallon cans
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    Default Re: Where to buy Varsol?

    Found some Chem Dip so I'll see how it works
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    Default Re: Where to buy Varsol?

    Varsol is available at any home building center, or any place that sells paints. It is a common paint solvent and cleaner.

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    Default Re: Where to buy Varsol?

    Quote Originally Posted by BoatingCop View Post
    Found some Chem Dip so I'll see how it works
    That is good stuff for carb work... Dont leave any plastics or what on on there.. It will eat it like butter...

    Varsol is better for like a parts washer


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    Default Re: Where to buy Varsol?

    Auto Zone sells Berrymans in the gal pail with the strainer basket for $20.00 works great!
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    Default Re: Where to buy Varsol?

    Varsol is (was) a brand name for mineral spirits. It is available at most any hardware store.

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    Default Re: Where to buy Varsol?

    Quote Originally Posted by fat fanny View Post
    Auto Zone sells Berrymans in the gal pail with the strainer basket for $20.00 works great!
    That's what he bought


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    Default Re: Where to buy Varsol?

    Man! I have to stop posting so early in the morning before I have my coffe. Sorry guy's
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