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Old 08-15-2013, 04:14 AM
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here are some of my results from work








Awesome man! Somethin bout a clean engine that I love hahaha
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Old 08-15-2013, 04:29 AM
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Nice!

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Old 08-15-2013, 04:31 AM
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Awesome man! Somethin bout a clean engine that I love hahaha
oh yea...and a clean engine runs better than a dirty one
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:03 AM
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oh yea...and a clean engine runs better than a dirty one
Doesn't it run cooler giving you colder air for CAI to pick up?

Actually I just replied so I could find this thread again. Both of mine could use an engine bay detail.
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:09 AM
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I think I might do this to the ranger and the cobra today...I need the cobra engine bay to look presentable since I'm trying to sell
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:22 AM
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Actually I just replied so I could find this thread again. Both of mine could use an engine bay detail.
Lol

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Same here
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Old 08-15-2013, 06:18 AM
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Guys here's a tip, I'm not
Bashing simple green but it isn't cheap, I for one thing am not a cheapo by any means. At the dollar tree they sell
A degreaser called totally awesome in a clear bottle and its yellow liquid, it is the best cleaner I've ever used, I have a ton of it and its all I use on big jobs, I used it for the engine that I cleaned and as you can see it worked it, save yourself some money

http://www.dollartree.com/20-oz-Tota...8056/index.pro

There's a link, read some of the reviews..
I have 2000 mazda miata with a beige vinyl top that looked disgusting, I tried everything, I Tryed some of this it came out brand new, it was unbelievable
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Old 08-15-2013, 07:17 AM
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If i cant afford simple green to clean my truck ill probably have much larger issues to attend very soon. Been doing this since i got my truck new from the dealer, never shine after though( i think it looks too shady-used-car-dealer-prep). I also dont cover anything, i drive it the rain, it can get some hose water on it but i also dont attack the alt and fuses with a pressure nozzle. By far my favorite way to engine detail.
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:13 AM
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If i cant afford simple green to clean my truck ill probably have much larger issues to attend very soon. Been doing this since i got my truck new from the dealer, never shine after though( i think it looks too shady-used-car-dealer-prep). I also dont cover anything, i drive it the rain, it can get some hose water on it but i also dont attack the alt and fuses with a pressure nozzle. By far my favorite way to engine detail.
It's not that I can't afford simple green, if I was like you and cleaned a car once a year I'd be able to buy a bottle and have it last me 2 years. I'm 17 and clean at least 4 cars a week and its not practical esp when totally awesome in my opinion is better
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:14 AM
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:37 PM
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thanks for the tip. im always looking to save some money
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Old 08-15-2013, 05:49 PM
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Here are my results,

Before:


After:



Clean Mazda engine:


Clean Mustang motor:
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Old 08-15-2013, 07:38 PM
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Wow these results look amazing. I'll be doing the body this weekend, maybe the engine bay soon.
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Old 08-15-2013, 10:06 PM
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Wow these results look amazing. I'll be doing the body this weekend, maybe the engine bay soon.
Honestly I would do the engine bay before you wash the body And everything, it doesn't take long, I probably get it done in about 30 mins
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Old 08-16-2013, 08:58 AM
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Honestly I would do the engine bay before you wash the body And everything, it doesn't take long, I probably get it done in about 30 mins
X2. Work inside to outside.

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