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After fiesta island, there were many dirty engines, diy!

Discussion in 'Southern California' started by Marioso, May 2, 2010.

  1. May 2, 2010 at 11:36 AM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    SOME OF YOU COULDNT FIGURE OUT HOW TO GET THE MUDSPOTS OUT AND WHAT NOW. JUST KEEP WHIPING!

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    AFTER!!!!!!!!

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    ^^^I MISSED THAT PART WHERE ITS DIRTY ON THE BOTTOM. BUT THIS WAS A QUICK JOB! SO RELAX
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    I OFFER THIS SERVICE FOR 45 DOLLARS. OF COURSE AS I GET PMS I ALWAYS KNOCK DOWN PRICES AS DETAILING ISNT MY FULL TIME JOB

    BUT ILL LET U KNOW THE STEPS I TAKE TO DO THIS FOR THOSE WHO WANNA DO IT THEMSELVES AND FOR THOSE FOLKS THAT DONT WANNA PAY ME HAHA

    WHAT U NEED
    1. YOU DONT NEED A PRESSURE WASHER, I USE ONE AND ITS BETTER SINCE ITS NOT SHOOTING OUT THE AMOUNT OF WATER A HOSE WOULD
    2. DEGREASER, ALOT OF GUYS SAID SIMPLE GREEN, IT DOESNT MATTER, I BUY A GALLON OF SMART N FINAL BRAND DEGREASER FOR 4.99
    3. SOME DRESSING, IF U WANNA USE ARMORAL THATS ON U, BUT I PREFER SOMETHING THAT DOESNT CRACK UR PLASTIC EVENTUALLY
    4. RAGS TO WHIPE EVERYTHING DOWN
    STEPS

    1. LET UR TRUCK RUN FOR ABOUT 5 MINUTES BEFORE U START AND KEEP IT RUNNING THE WHOLE TIME.
    2. RINSE EVERYTHING OFF
    3. SPRAY DEGREASER OVER EVERYTHING EVERYTHING EVERYTHING
    4. LET THE DEGREASER SIT FOR A COUPLE MINUTES THEN RINSE IT ALL OFF. IF U WANNA USE A BRUSH AND SCRUB GO FOR IT
    5. DRY THE HEAVY WATER
    6. SPRAY EVERYTHING WITH DRESSING
    7. WHIPE IT DOWN WITH A TOWEL.
    WAAAALAAAA!
     
  2. May 2, 2010 at 11:40 AM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    Also! If u want this done, i can do it for you for a trade, if u know how to do a mod i might like or want, we can work something out. I might do jeffs engine since hes doing my fog light mod, day time running lights, and lock/unlock beep
     
  3. May 2, 2010 at 11:42 AM
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    jefferson

    jefferson needs to stop cruising Buy/Sell/Trade....

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    toyota brand hitch and uhaul wiring harness, fog lamps on anytime, bed lamps, map lights on with dome, day time running lamps, remove secondary air filter, painted bumper grill, Double Din touch screen stereo, Sockmonkey custom SR5 decal, door & seatbelt bells disabled, painted engine cover, installed compass/temperature overhead console, failed mod: passenger side auto down window switches, weathertech front mats, RedLine hood struts, Cheap Beep piezo buzzer locking beep, 5100s in the front set at 2.5, 5100s in the rear, AAL, hitch safe, revenge fab sliders, bed bar, prerunner light, cb wired
    dude that looks purdy! Good job
     
  4. May 2, 2010 at 11:46 AM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    :eek: PURDY.....REALLY? (BLUSHING) NO HOMO
     
  5. May 2, 2010 at 4:52 PM
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    magikbean562

    magikbean562 once flirted with danger, danger got clingy

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    so keep the vehicle running eh?! truck turned out good. im always scared something will get flooded :(
     
  6. May 2, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    Can't flood it from the outside. The engine is a sealed unit except the Intake and Exhaust...so don't spray water into the fender well or leave the filter box open and you should make out ok.

    That's a sharp looking engine bay. I'd feel like an ass if I did/had someone do that to my truck- cause I would just mess it up the next week....My rig never stays clean long. Nice work tho!!
     
  7. May 2, 2010 at 6:10 PM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    appreciate the comments guys!, yeah im not scared of tacomas, but a beamer or benz, haha i might just backout!

    i did jeffersons today as well

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  8. May 2, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    jefferson

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    Yah looks brand new!
     
  9. May 2, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    ToucanV13

    ToucanV13 You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    Dude I might have you do mines. Will a URD TCAI cause some concern? And whast about the distributor? I had heard you want to cover it with a bag?
     
  10. May 2, 2010 at 6:24 PM
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    old school man. my 65 dodge, yes.. tacomas.. Nope.
     
  11. May 2, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    ToucanV13

    ToucanV13 You think I was rollin out here naked?

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  12. May 2, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    The sun is starting to set, so for some reason my color is all off.. but heres some more pics!

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    My 05 looks new again!
     
  13. May 2, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    Tracy

    Tracy The Silver blurr...

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    it did look nice at the meet! MARIO, i need to spend a lil more time down in SD so you can do that to mine or a full truck detail, FML!
     
  14. May 2, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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    jefferson

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    YES tracy you really need that
     
  15. May 2, 2010 at 7:06 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    I like this Idea. I've got something for mine!
     
  16. May 2, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    I always wanted to put like a TRD or somethin sticker there. Tri gave me that when i got a shirt from him.. its perfect! Like a blank canvas there..
     
  17. May 2, 2010 at 7:15 PM
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    Crom Outside...

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    Excellent work! Looks very good. I've cleaned my engine bay a few times and it definitely takes time. :thumbsup:
     
  18. May 2, 2010 at 10:48 PM
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    Re8elmonk0341

    Re8elmonk0341 "Kill BABIES"

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    You call that dirty!? Wait til you see mine. I've been putting it off and haven't been cleaning it...I guess in my mind, if I can't see it then it's not there, therefor it's not dirty!!! :( Mario if you can get my engine looking like new again I will give you $50 bucks :D
     
  19. May 2, 2010 at 11:01 PM
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    Dellosa89

    Dellosa89 Love peace and Taco Grease

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    Nice write up, im going to try that this weekend coming up.
     
  20. May 2, 2010 at 11:08 PM
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    jefferson

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    what kind of dressing did you use?
     
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