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Old 05-09-2003, 06:16 PM   #11
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I used the Armor All wipes to clean the plastic cover and basically anything plastic (airbox) and the rubber hoses, etc. For the nasty gunk crap I used a toothbrush, wire brush, paper towels, ArmorAll wipes too. I didn't use any spray degreaser stuff because the wire brush got rid of all the bad stuff that I could reach and you have to rinse it off usually. I don't like the thought of soaking my engine in water, it'* not really good and you have to be careful. The eninge must be cool too.

My engine is extremely clean considering I didn't steam clean or anything like that. I don't want to deal with covering the TB and stuff to protect from sprays and contaminants getting in the engine so I did it all step by step and by hand.

I have my own car detailing business and have done others' engines the same way.
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Just got my RED Taylor wires and my intake will be here this week. I'll be posting these pics as soon as I get them in. Classes are out, no more school for the rest of my life. I now have time to work on my car! Woohooooooooo!! (Yeah, I'll be getting a better job too, but I have to spend time on my Bonne first! I mean come on, I have priorities )
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i wish mine look that nice
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You need to get those ... dont take this personaly but "grandma hubcaps" off that car. That is a really nice car and really clean dont make it look bad by having those "grandma hubcaps" on there.
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hey man, i love those "granny" hubcaps, it gives the car class
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I agree, its one of those cars that should stay the way it looks.

Gotta keep the white walls if the caps stay on...
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I suppose its just that both of my grand parents have that same car and I dont like to think that someone likes them Oh well yeah I like the white wall look it fits the car..
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i love how they look but the front whitewalls are hard to keep white(dam break dust) i just need to find some where to get the hub cap im missing (gm wants $200 for 1) so i need to find it cheap, ive tryed junkyards buttheir hard to find, i guess it was an option that cost alot when people bought them new so their kinda hard to find in my area. and i like the grandma look cuz cops ignore me(2 cars speeding a fast looking car and me who is the cop gonna choose )
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Beautiful! Everything looks great!
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$200 for a freaking hubcap?!

Screw that! You should find a used one that you can take for a test drive.
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