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#597410 - 12/03/04 09:58 AM Autozone Carb Cleaner = Berryman's B-12 Chemtool?
Shaman Offline


Registered: 07/27/04
Posts: 2314
Loc: Frankfort, Kentucky
A friend who recently worked at Autozone had customers tell him that they were the same product. Can anyone tell me if this is right or wrong

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#597411 - 08/10/05 05:51 PM Re: Autozone Carb Cleaner = Berryman's B-12 Chemtool?
kc8adu Offline


Registered: 08/02/05
Posts: 463
Loc: dayton oh
not sure but i do know the walmart supertech smells and works the same as b12.

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#597412 - 09/08/05 07:08 AM Re: Autozone Carb Cleaner = Berryman's B-12 Chemtool?
seotaji Offline


Registered: 02/16/04
Posts: 1139
Loc: USA
all i know is that advance auto brand carb cleaner is junk. won't remove anything at all. only good for killing weeds aparrently.

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#597413 - 09/13/05 04:25 PM Re: Autozone Carb Cleaner = Berryman's B-12 Chemtool?
TomH Offline


Registered: 10/08/04
Posts: 391
Loc: Richmond, VA
AFAIK, Berryman doesn't make any of the Autozone branded chemicals. When I worked for AZ many moons ago, the carb cleaner was made by a company in Florida called Petro Chemical. Petro was purchased by a company called Amrep a few years back.

http://www.amrep.com/misty/about.htm

You could try sending Amrep an e-mail asking if they still make any of AZs aerosol chemicals.

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#597414 - 12/28/05 06:54 AM Re: Autozone Carb Cleaner = Berryman's B-12 Chemtool?
burnout Offline


Registered: 12/31/04
Posts: 239
Loc: Endwell, New York
The advance auto brand carb cleaner that I have doesn't do crap.

It doesn't evaporate, just leaves a film on everything.

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#597415 - 01/03/06 11:51 AM Re: Autozone Carb Cleaner = Berryman's B-12 Chemtool?
NovaMan Offline


Registered: 08/12/05
Posts: 256
Loc: Michigan
IIRC, Autozone carb cleaner is methanol, toluene, and acetone. I believe Berryman B-12 Chemtool (carb cleaner aerosol) has more stuff in it: http://www.berrymanproducts.com/Portals/0/BPI%20MSDS/0113,%200152,%200117C,%200120C.pdf

It looks like the B-9 ChemDip is even stronger: http://www.berrymanproducts.com/Portals/0/BPI%20MSDS/0901,%200905,%200996.pdf

AZ's carb cleaner is decent, IMO. I used a can to spray off an engine after I had degreased and rinsed it. The methanol got the water into solution with the acetone and toluene, and made it evaporate so that no rust formed. I painted it shortly thereafter with good results.

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