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I've used it - it worked, but no better than other solvents like meths, diesel and petrol. My experience is that the real problem isn't the grease you can see - it's the grease that is caught up in bearings and suchlike, in places where you can't get at it. As I mentioned, caustic soda in a recirculating system with a pressurized jet did a better job. I didn't do it - my bother used a degreasing set-up he has for working on car parts.Good man!
Has anyone suggested white spirit? I think I recall using this when stripping my Mini, but it was 40 years ago.
Yes they are good, dissolve most things and go where you point them.You can get some pretty fantastic brake and carburettor cleaning sprays that cut through grease and oil with remarkable ease and are by far my favourite means of cleaning a winch if available.