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Coolant thats been sitting in my old case for mounths

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So im building a new system right, and I gotta move all thsi hardware voer to anotehr case, its a nice case, but its beat up... Oh well, one thing that really really makes me mad is this spilt coolant, I get a cloth and water, and scrub hard, some comes of some doesnt, what is a good thing to take coolant of (dried), its kind of in the metal but not really...
 

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drade said:
So im building a new system right, and I gotta move all thsi hardware voer to anotehr case, its a nice case, but its beat up... Oh well, one thing that really really makes me mad is this spilt coolant, I get a cloth and water, and scrub hard, some comes of some doesnt, what is a good thing to take coolant of (dried), its kind of in the metal but not really...
Wash harder.
 
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Is the metal painted? or is it bare naked?
 
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its bare naked, I tired rubbing alcohol, it helped a tiny bit, I still dont know what, its a stain that I want to get off...
 
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Oh... yeah I was gonna say I would use 90%+ alcohol. Not sure beyond that. It's a color stain and not a residue, correct?
 
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Use Acetone
 
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Its just like a grayish stainish something, its no leftovers, I scraped msot of that off... Its just like spilling oil on concrete, and leaving it there for a day or two, looks liek that but lighter.
 
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use some thing like ajax or comet sink scrub cleaner.only if the original finish is matt (not mirrored or chromish)