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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by tsab916, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    tsab916

    tsab916 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i want to wash my engine and engine bay, is there any thing i should cover? should i wash it with the engine on or off?


    thanks
     
  2. Oct 30, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    BG04Taco

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    alt. battery, plugs, make sure engine is cool.
     
  3. Oct 30, 2010 at 9:43 PM
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    I think it depends on how thoroughly you are going to wash it.

    I keep mine looking pretty good by going to the DIY carwash after any offroading. I leave the engine running, being sure to put the deck plate cover on, and have at it. I avoid spraying directly on the alternator but other than that, not particularly cautious.

    Its not like you have a distributor with points in it or a carburetor.
     
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