|The nuts and bolts look free of dirt, just rusty|
Skipping a pre-wash, the nuts, bolts and washers were all placed into a jar and covered with Rust Remover. I use Clarke Rust Remover available from Machine Mart. It is sold in 1 litre plastic bottles and costs just over £5.00. It can be used over and over again, making it very economical.
|The rust remover starts to work immediately|
|No rust but dull-grey looking|
|Looking better but fewer than should be there by a long way|
|close-up of the cleaned and protected nuts and bolts|
While all that was going on I started to go through the rest of the parts, but that is a story for another day...