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Old 02-20-2010
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cleaning the engine ??????

whats the best stuff to spray on the motor and let it sit and rise ??
and safe for the motor , and a cold rise of course ha
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i use simple green, but my trucks got mud from the summer, so im going to have to scrub it or pay someone to detail it
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i use this stuff they have at the ford dealer and harbor freight to i think.....its called super purple or power purple...or something like that...but it is just a bad *** version of simple green....it cleans stuff so good...and it works great on tires...spray some on and scrub a little if they are really bad...and if u watch you'll see dirt and grime and stuff running down the tire...but make sure u oil the tires afterward with something cause it takes a lot of the oil out....but it gets them clean
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purple power will take paint off your truck to if you let it sit on there long,but it does a great job cleaning
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i use degreaser.. just spray it on there and all dirt goes away. minor scrubbing may be required if you want perfection
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Good old GUNK! I have used it for years (clean freak). I do it at least once a year and use a pressure washer (I know, I've gotten lucky but hey, 16 years is a good streak!). Course the biggest thing is wipe the excess off the paint. It won't hurt it but it's heck on wax!
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another vote for Gunk. This is the one I used the last time I did it, great stuff. I also use it to clean my K&N filter lol


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sweet this is great to know since my truck is kinda...okay its vary dusty :D
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any one got before and afters?
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Will the GUNK take off mud thats only been on there for about 1.5 weeks? Cause I went to the mud, and it got EVERYWHERE (not happening again BTW...) the pressure washer got most of it off, but not everything.
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