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My rear end is in gray etch primer, all taped up to paint and when I moved it some gear oil got past the tape and is on the housing. I'm not quite sure how to clean it, I've got wax and grease remover - do you think that will work?
 

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Brake clean is what I'd do. Fast drying no residue.
 
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Brake clean is my go to. Hose it down, blow it dry with compressed air.
 

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Thanks for the responses, brake clean and grease and wax remover it is. I was worried that the primer would soak it up and cause adhesion problems for the topcoat. Fortunately its only the rear end and if the paint doesn't stick it won't be noticeable.
 

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My first thought was that brake clean would dissolve the primer, but based on these responses, I guess not. It may depend on the primer. I tend to think old school, e.g., lacquer and enamel. I do realize paints have changed a lot since those were common. . .
 

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I too would be worried about brake clean on the primer. Go quickly and it may be okay. You might test an area that will be hidden like the spring perch.

If it were me it would be a couple wipes with Prep-Sol.
 
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