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Old 08-27-2010, 09:50 PM   #11
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Cleaning is a problem?
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I usually take mine to a car wash. I have used engine cleaner from Napa or Auto Zone and just followed the instructions on the can. Other times I apply the tire cleaner or engine degreaser (whichever is available in the bay), let it sit while I use the foaming brush on the body then rinse the engine bay with the wand. I try to spray it off with the least amount of water to do the job then drive it for a few miles to blow as much water off the engine as possible.
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When you consider the fact that I'm very anal about my car being clean- I clean it all the time... Whatever. Its my car, and I intend to keep it looking as good as possible. Unloike her Ford Windstar which sucks...
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I always get teased because I Armour All the engine bay. My engine is as clean as the rest of the car. A clean engine runs better, and mechanics will treat it better if they see it has been taken care of..
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I would go to the car wash and use the degrease option to get the majority of gunk off first
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Just a quick tip, or info. most car dealerships buy pledge (the dusting spray stuff) by the crate and use it to clean all of there new and used car engines haha
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