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Baked on mud

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Dirtridercrf250, Dec 29, 2019.

  1. Dec 29, 2019 at 11:02 AM
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    Dirtridercrf250

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    Would like to know what I can use to clean off the baked on dirt? More specifically on the engines general hoses and rubber components. The engine has been hosed off sprayed down with numerous engine cleaners. Nothing seems to get the stains off the hoses..
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  2. Dec 29, 2019 at 11:09 AM
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    Microfiber towels work great for me. In combo with a general cleaner like Windex seems to help. Not sure how 'baked on' you're talking though..
     
  3. Dec 29, 2019 at 11:20 AM
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    Get in there with brushes and scrub. You may have to use some type of black trim restoration product. I just don’t look, opening the hood only when necessary.
     
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  4. Dec 29, 2019 at 8:06 PM
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    burrito782

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    You try applying any mechanical action (i.e. scrubbing with a brush, etc.) after you sprayed them down with the cleaner? For stubborn dirt/mud stains I've always used Simple Green with a tooth brush on my MX bikes with great results.
     
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  5. Dec 31, 2019 at 12:53 PM
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    1. Hit the affected areas with the hose to soak them

    2. Buy your choice of APC (All Purpose Cleaner) IE Purple Power Cleaner, Meguiars D10101, Chemical Guys Clean+

    3. Spray the area with the APC, then agitate with a scrub brush and elbow grease

    4. Rinse again with hose

    5. Dry with compressed air or old rag

    6. Dress with tire shine, rubber shine, or silicone spray (If you want)
     
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  6. Mar 18, 2020 at 10:50 AM
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