Engine cleaning?

Discussion in 'An Eye For Detail' started by pingwin77, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. pingwin77

    pingwin77 Guest

    What is the best method and products for cleaning me engine? It is a mess under my hood and I would really love to clean it up.
     
  2. dmention7

    dmention7 Hater

    I've heard people recommend a dilute solution of Simple Green. Before you start, it's a good idea to cover as many electrical connectors/sensors as you can (wrap them in aluminum foil or something). Then just spray the solution in the areas you want to clean, let it soak for a bit, then carefully rinse with a gentle stream of water, avoiding electrical areas as much as possible.

    Oh, and if you do it to a warm engine, everything will evaporate faster, giving less of a chance of water penetrating someplace it's not supposed to and causing problems.
     

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