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Old 01-25-2010, 03:40 PM
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Thanks all. Im sure to be carefull and not to use to much preasure with my sandblaster I mean garden hose.
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hey Randy I use the car wash to clean my engine.. now I don't get real close to anything.. what at the pitfalls?
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This guy has a nice video of how to detail the engine.

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let the motor run a few minutes to get alittle warm NOT HOT!!!!
turn engine off and cover cai with plastic bag.
i spray the entire engine with simple green it has no acid. the warm engine helps loosen the grime.spray off with a water hose and wipe what needs to be wiped.then uncover cai start it up and let run for several minutes.then use armeral where needed.
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let the motor run a few minutes to get alittle warm NOT HOT!!!!
turn engine off and cover cai with plastic bag.
i spray the entire engine with simple green it has no acid. the warm engine helps loosen the grime.spray off with a water hose and wipe what needs to be wiped.then uncover cai start it up and let run for several minutes.then use armeral where needed.
I did that this past weekend and didn't like the chalky residue that Simple Green left on all the rubber parts (Stock air intake). It was a PIA getting in all the nooks and crannies with protectant and I'm still not happy with the look (Didn't get it all - It was gettin' dark).

Anyone else run into this problem?
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Wow.............I have used the simple green product lots of times with great results. Did you rinse real well. No im not going to say repeat.
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Wow.............I have used the simple green product lots of times with great results. Did you rinse real well. No im not going to say repeat.
I think I may have let it set too long and it dried a bit (but I washed it off rather than just wiping it clean). Don't know. I think I'll try the Armor All trick next time and compare. We'll see.
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Actually now that i think about it. I have seen that. Looks like a chualky residue. I think that it dried before it was rinsed off.
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