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Old 05-01-2007
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I am: Scott Schmidt
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Washing the engine

Any tips on washing a muddy/dry dirt covered engine?
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Old 05-01-2007
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there have been many topics on this in the cleaning and detailing section or even if you do a search. I believe some guys in here use a hose and low pressure and wet the engine down. Spray on Simple Green. Let it sit for a few minutes and then hose it off.
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Old 05-03-2007
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Yep thats exactly what i do is spray lightly with water then spray on simple green and let it set then spray it off...should look brand new after that :D
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Old 05-03-2007
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Take some aluminum foil and wrap your sensitive components, like the fuse/relay box, cone filter (if), PCM, and others. This will act as temporary splash shields so you can spray away!
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