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Old 09-13-2011, 11:04 PM   #21
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I use full strength Simple Green I get from my uncles warehouse job. Not the diluted stuff from the store.
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Old 09-13-2011, 11:08 PM   #22
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Old 09-13-2011, 11:17 PM   #23
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get engine warm, soak with simple green, let sit for 5-10 mins, pressurewash all the simple green off, avoid electronics with the pressurewasher
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Old 09-15-2011, 09:51 AM   #24
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I get it at orielys
Or walmart
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Old 09-17-2011, 01:48 AM   #25
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I used alcohol to get the brown off my coolant hoses but my engine is still coated in brown... Simple green didn't do shit...
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I used alcohol to get the brown off my coolant hoses but my engine is still coated in brown... Simple green didn't do shit...
really? F**k. i was gonn try simple green on monday...
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Old 09-24-2011, 08:14 PM   #27
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dam, after all that seems like you got "magic mud" .........hmm i dont know what else as advice to give you.
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Where do you get "purple power"? I didn't see anything like that at Target or Autozone
Dollar General Stores carries it. I always take my truck to the carwash, open the hood and spray with hot water then close the hood and let her run for a few minutes. I have never had any problem doing this with any vehicles that I have owned.
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Old 10-17-2011, 11:42 AM   #30
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Get it at the Dollar store. Cheap and works great. I use it on my truck, motorcycle and any other greasy areas. Sparay everything down and let soak for a 12oz or 2 then high pressure wash it off. After this step, let air dry for another 12oz or 2.



Second to last step: Spray all plastic and hoses down with Hot Shine. Then your ready for the last step: Step back with a 12oz or 2 and enjoy the beauty.
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So I assume it's alright to pressure wash your engine? I mean, I'll avoid more delicate pieces like the fuse box and such. Just want to get anyone's opinion on completely soaking the engine bay. Thanks.
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