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Old 06-06-2019, 03:54 PM   #1
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Default How to routinely clean engine?

How do you routinely clean your engine? I mean occasionally removing road dust and grime, not scouring off decades of crud or tanking a block.
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Old 06-06-2019, 04:32 PM   #2
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I use Harley Davidson Gunk because I like the after smell.
Paint it on, let it sit a few minutes, hose it off.
Cover the distributor with a baggy when hosing.
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Old 06-06-2019, 04:46 PM   #3
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I youse a product called engine shine made by Gunk .You just spay it on wait a minute and wipe off with a with a clean dry cloth works great.Also a black sharpie marker on the head bolt studs works great!!! Good luck to you
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Old 06-07-2019, 04:37 AM   #4
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I'm personally a big fan of S100 also a motorcycle cleaner, it's very quick and effective. Spray it on, and hose it off while it's still wet. Two words of caution, don't let it dry or put on anything very warm, it will water spot really bad.
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Old 06-07-2019, 09:21 AM   #5
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I hand wipe it with "Tub of Towels" wipes. Won't rot your hands, removes grease, won't harm painted surfaces and no mess. Of course a major cleaning has to be done first. But then every week of two I grab a couple of wipes and clean things up. I have even used them on the undercarriage. Chap
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Old 06-07-2019, 10:43 PM   #6
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Pressure wash it. Don't get too close. Put plastic over dist first. Start the car and get it fairly warm first. I've never had a problem, I imagine some will swallow their false teeth over it but it's worked for me for years.
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