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Old 21-02-2017, 01:38 PM   #1
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CarChem Tar & Glue remover issue.

I went to use my CarChem tar & glue remover the other day to decon a set of winter wheels I was putting into storage, having used it for the first time, briefly, a week before, only to find the spray head had completely seized up. Is this sort of thing normal, I would've thought the spray heads on these would be a bit more up to the task than that.

To be fair to CarChem they have offered to replace the spray head if I either pick it up myself or they'll include in a new order, however I was thinking it would be best just to decant it into another bottle with a decent spray head. Any suggestions, particularly for decent 500ml bottles and spray heads?

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Old 21-02-2017, 02:06 PM   #2
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http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...ic-bottle.html
http://www.polishedbliss.co.uk/acata...ead-cat25.html
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I got some of the Black Canyon Spray Heads from Dooka and they offer 'Superior Chemical Resistance'.

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Old 21-02-2017, 02:54 PM   #4
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Atomiza grey spray heads, had tar remover in mine for years and is still fine

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I have found that the spray heads that come on bottles of Sainsbury's bathroom cleaner are resistant to tar remover, i've been using the same one with Tardis for over a year with no degredation.

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Old 21-02-2017, 04:18 PM   #6
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Funny enough I've a couple of each coming from PB tomorrow that I was going to use for APC, I was hoping to get a smaller, 500ml bottle for the tar remover but I may as well use one of these.
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Yeah that's the ones I've used for ages with Tardis and not had any problems.
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Had the same with a few of their triggers....all I did (with the one on the spray wax especially) was pull the tube off, leave the trigger in hot water for 10mins and then rinse it through, submersing it and pulling the trigger repeatedly until water started coming through....it eventually freed up, put the tube back on and flush it through a few tims to clean out.....failing that, its ! I now run clean warm water through all the triggers when finished and then close 'em off, I've noticed a few liquids have warmed up, expanded and found its way out through the nozzle, resulting in little pools of wax/Revolt (she did ask what the stench was!!) and a few others.....she wasn't overly impressed with the marks that some neat TFR had left on a chest of drawers in the spare room as in the colder months, everything comes in and goes in there!
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