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I'm rebuilding a Lionel O gauge 671 and was wondering how to remove all that old dirty grease before I apply the new?

I'd rather not have the steamer catch on fire :laugh:

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I use rubbing alcohol and a stiff paint brush. Started that way years ago on a whim, it was the only thing I had handy at the time. It's proven faithful thru the years, especially in wheel gunk and dirty track.
 

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I use rubbing alcohol and a stiff paint brush. Started that way years ago on a whim, it was the only thing I had handy at the time. It's proven faithful thru the years, especially in wheel gunk and dirty track.
Thanks Mr. Bob.

The alcohol method sounds good and maybe less dangerous.

I just can't see putting new grease over old dirty grease. I'd like to clean all those gears out first.

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I like that it dries fast, leaves no residue ---cheap---:D. A Q-Tip dipped in it works great as a soft scrubber, too. Keep us posted on your progress:thumbsup:
 
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