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Oven­ware cleaner

If your ex­haust head­ers are look­ing tar­nished don’t bother splash­ing out £10 on au­to­mo­tive metal pol­ish – just head down to your lo­cal su­per­mar­ket for some stain­less oven­ware cleaner. It costs around £1 and does the same job.

Cola for your metal bits

The fizzy drink’s ag­gres­sive ten­den­cies make it a handy makeshift car­bu­ret­tor cleaner. It also cleans bare alu­minium nicely, fetch­ing off light tar­nish­ing quite ef­fec­tively.

Food tubs

Next time you have a Chi­nese, wash out the plas­tic tub and save it. They’re great for clean­ing or soak­ing small parts, stor­ing fas­ten­ers, or keep­ing com­po­nents to­gether. And best of all, they’re free – well, the price of a chicken chow mein…

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