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Yep.. that was pretty much my thought.

You use a brush or anything to get those nooks and cranies? I had a sponge and a bottle of dilluted cleaner.. but it didn't even come close to 'cleaning' anything. At least the big chunks are gone.. hopefully mr auto mechanic won't give me the evil eye anymore!
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You use a brush or anything to get those nooks and cranies?
Naw, my street queen goes off roading occasionally but I avoid bonzaiing the mud pits. Just the regular quarter carwash wand seems to do it.
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That's the thing: I didn't even 'mud-it' that hard. Just sloshed through a couple trails and boogied around collecting firewood in a (muddy) field near my mother's. The guy didn't believe me, he was convinced I had it burried up to the windows.. even started in on a lecture about hydrolocking.. I thought he was overreacting until I looked for myself. I must have picked up a lot more last weekend at mum's than I thought..

You're right, I need to modify those engine bay sheilds!
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spray everything with WD40 before going offroad. Everything will wash right off with water afterward.
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Spray yourself while you're at it -- makes cleanup easier...
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Spray yourself while you're at it -- makes cleanup easier...

And then wrestle your offroading buddy while WD-40'd up?
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Have you SEEN my offroading buddies -- not on your life brother...
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Spray yourself while you're at it -- makes cleanup easier...
Try it.
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