Cleaning Burnt Oil from Exhaust

1969VAGTX

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In the continuing saga of finally getting my GTX on the road, I have now decided that I cannot let the rear main seal leak continue. It seemed to be a small leak, but appears to be getting worse now that I am finally really shaking it down on the road (over 200 miles this weekend). So I will be working on replacing the rear main seal soon...hopefully before Carlisle. In the meantime, does anyone have a good recommendation for how to clean the burnt oil residue off of the exhaust pipes? Unfortunately, the leak is starting to leave a little too much mess for my liking under the car. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

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Easy Off oven cleaner will work, but wear goggles and do it outside! Use some steel wool or
Scotch Brite to move things along. Good luck!
 

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