Handyman Product Range
Carburettor Cleaner – Overtime, carburettors and choke valves can become clogged with gum, varnish and dirt, affecting performance. Our Handy Man Carburettor Cleaner quickly removes these deposits from the inside and outside of the carburettor to improve engine performance, fuel economy and reduced emissions. It can also effectively clean all non-painted metal parts and surfaces.
Will not harm catalytic converters or oxygen sensors, and contains no methanol or methylene chloride. If sprayed on painted surface, wipe off at once. However, this product is not recommended for fuel-injected vehicles. Carburettor Cleaner can be applied to a hot or hot or cold engine (see instructions below).
With engine off and cool carburettor:
Remove the air cleaner and clean the outside of the carburettor and all the linkages. Avoid spraying electrical connections. Do not spray down carburettor throat with engine off.
Manifold heat control: Spray on exposed ends
of cool heat riser shaft. Allow to penetrate and
clean. Move counterweight up and down until
With engine running carburettor:
Spray to both ends of the choke valve shaft while working choke by hand. Spray down and around the
carburettor throat to remove deposits from the throttle plate area. Do not spray below throttle plate.
Choke: If choke sticks, remove choke cover and spray.
PCV Valve: Disconnect the crankcase side of the valve
and spray into the open end of the valve, while working the plunger back and forth.
Penetrating oil – is very low-viscosity oil. It penetrates the narrow space between the threads of two parts and can be used to free rusted mechanical parts (such as nuts and bolts). It can also be used as a general purpose lubricant, a cleaner, or a corrosion inhibitor.
Other uses include: removing chewing gum and adhesive stickers, lessening friction on metal-stringed musical instruments, various gardening purposes and household repair tasks, sprayed on aluminium and electrical connections to act as a water repellent.
Highly recommended for a marine environment where penetrating oil keeps the ignition system free of water and acts a water inhibitor to aluminium engine parts. Can also be used as a chrome and stainless polish
protective agent by giving a light spray and polish to stainless steel, aluminium rails and finishing details.
Brake and Clutch Cleaner – has many uses. It not only eliminates iron and fibre dust from brake and clutch parts, but is also a powerful product for cleaning and de-greasing of mechanical parts and removing oil,
brake fluid, grease and other dirt from metal parts. It eliminates dust from brake and clutch parts and restores the friction of brake and clutch lining material, is chlorine free and leaves no residue. Liberally
apply on parts by means of brush, cloth or atomiser. Allow to run off, evaporate or wipe off with a clean cloth. Repeat if conditions are extreme.
• Cleaning brake parts such as drum and disk brakes, lining material, brake pads, block brakes,springs, cylinders, etc.
• Cleaning clutch parts such as clutch lining, pressure plate and all other clutch parts.
• Removing grease and dirt from mechanical and other parts of the car, bicycle, machines, etc.
Note – With asbestos dust, take necessary safety precautions and remove as prescribed by the local legislation.
Car & Boat Polishes
A specifically formulated complex of protective waxes and polymers for automotive paint systems and fibreglass epoxy gel coats. Allows easy wipe-on / wipe-off application. No hard rubbing or buffing necessary if applied
correctly. Supplied in a neutral colour – suitable for all Duco shades. Our polish provides excellent coverage, and delivers an outstanding economy of use. On completion of application leaves a hard protective, lustrous and long lasting shine free of unsightly residue.
A specifically formulated product designed to beautify, preserve, protect and clean furniture, car dashboards and upholstery, rubber and other decorative items. Cleans, shines and protects car tyres, vinyl, rubber, leather,
aluminium, brass and wood.
Leaves a protective film to guard against harmful ultra-violet rays from the sun. Reduces dust settling from static, and removes build-up of dirt and polish.
Apply sparingly to receiving surface on a moist cloth. Leave for a short time to penetrate and gently remove by rubbing and polishing with a soft dry cloth.