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I did not see a thread on this. If anyone has suggestions for proper procedure or best chemicals to use in cleaning the engine bay; it's appreciated.

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Old 05-16-2010, 01:00 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I did not see a thread on this. If anyone has suggestions for proper procedure or best chemicals to use in cleaning the engine bay; it's appreciated.
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Old 05-16-2010, 01:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I will post a link to the directions and product used when I get home later tonight.
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I will post a link to the directions and product used when I get home later tonight.
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Here's one article: Engine Cleaning & Detailing - Autopia.org
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Oh thanks! I was curious about that also.
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Sweet! Thanks.
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How to Detail Your Engine Bay – Detailed Image
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Good stuff...thanks guys.
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I use a mix of megs APC+ to degrease the bay andvariouse aize brushes and older microfiber towels And use megs M40 trim protection or 303 aero protectant on all plastic ad rubber parts.
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bump.

I have a question, before you spray it down with water, can someone give me a list of things that are electrical in the engine so i dont damage it.
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Unless you've modified the factory wiring harness don't worry about electrical. A modern engine bay is very resistant to water intrusion. Just cover any open element filters and your alternator. Other than that you'll be fine.
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I know this thread is old, but I’m detailing my engine bay in the next few weeks. The article posted by azn370z is great!
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