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Old 04-13-2014, 08:08 PM
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Walnut Blasting for carbon build up

Does anyone know of a shop in Kansas, Oklahoma or Missouri that does the walnut blasting to remove carbon build up?
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Old 04-13-2014, 10:47 PM
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Search for businesses that do any kind of "media blasting". There is nothing special about the process, and the media used is quite common.
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Old 04-14-2014, 06:41 AM
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If media blasting comes up empty, try machine shops. It's common practice to blast engine bits with ground walnut shells.
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Old 04-17-2014, 12:46 PM
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If media blasting comes up empty, try machine shops. It's common practice to blast engine bits with ground walnut shells.
The problem that I am running into is that machines shop do this process if you bring them the heads or the parts you want walnut blasted. I am trying to find an Indy who does this with the engine still in the car as to avoid the costly head job. I have seen places all around the country that do this from Chicago to LA but I am looking for someone in the Midwest....Kansas, Oklahoma and maybe even Arkansas or Missouri.
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