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Old 01-03-2011
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I'm pretty sure theres been a million threads about this... try the search bar...
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Any engine degreaser will do, I like trying to find a biodegradable type, I use the city car wash.
High pressure hose, and take the time to cover electronics under the hood. Plastic bag, and rubber bands do the trick.
Don't get your crab Throttle body wet.
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The original post is over 6 years old. If he didn't solve the problem, he did by selling the truck, then selling the car he got after the truck, then selling that car - I think.
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I second the mean green its the dollar store brand of simple green costs a dollar for a windex bottle. ive used both and cant see a difference also i have white lettering on my tires and rubber ford floormats it will take of the georgia red clay which ive never found anything else that will do that.
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Bathroom foam cleaner!
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Personally this is my method..

Park on gravel.
Pressure wash all loose debris away.
Soak with Engine De-greaser for a few hours, spraying and keeping it moist,

Spray down with pressure washer again
Soak with more de-greaser, scrub with a long brush I found in the grilling section of china mart.

Spray with pressure washer, done. Drink beer.
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I can't believe this thread is 7 years old lol
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Get an air compressor and try to clean the engine with it. I think this would do the work.
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Same here, I use a 50/50 mix of SG too, but I use a spray bottle to apply it and then use the garden sprayer to rinse it off. I use the air compressor to blow off as much as I can reach.
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Air doesn't clean very well.
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I'm using the compressed air to blow off the water from the rinse on places I can't reach with a shop towel. The garden sprayer is strong enough to get the grime off engine. The compressed air gets the puddles out from the areas that water wont drain from.
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Hmmmm.. Try using a detergent solution to clean oily and greasy stuffs with the garden sprinkler. Its effective...
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i used that engine clean and shine stuff from AA worked good for me
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I work near a quarry and it doesn't take long for that white dust from the lime stone to settle. I spray it down with the vegi sprayer so I don't get to happy with the garden hose. One or two gallons is enough to get it rinsed.
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lolz... Taylor..that's very kiddish....
I always go to car washer....i think that is the best option i feel and we dont have to worry for anything.
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