Originally Posted by MagicDrafna
from what i understand that is a horrible idea do not use oven cleaner it will cause the part to pit. I belive have read enough of these questions to confidentally say go to a hardware store and buy yourself some lye. i am not sure what the water, lye ratio is but i am confidant that someone does and will probally post
It will only pit if you leave it in too long/ spray unevenly.
What I did was spray a bunch into a large pot (use a WELL ventilated area) after you have enough in there, dip it for 30 seconds. Pull it out and begin scrubbing and cleaning.