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Show off - Clean engine bay

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by ramonortiz55, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Jan 27, 2014 at 5:54 AM
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    ramonortiz55

    ramonortiz55 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    bump for more pictures!
     
  2. Jan 30, 2014 at 11:45 AM
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    I love this site. So much good info and good people. I don't even have my taco anymore, but shit when I wanna know the best methods to do whatever this is the place.
     
  3. Jan 31, 2014 at 7:42 AM
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    ramonortiz55

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    Glad to know youre still around buddy
     
  4. Mar 14, 2014 at 5:02 AM
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    Biscuits

    Biscuits non compliant

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    SWANGIN AN BANGIN
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    That's insane.
     
  5. Apr 13, 2014 at 12:15 PM
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    JohnNP Give Me Taco, Or Give Me Death

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    1) Tailgate Anti-Theft Mod 2) ND4SPDBP's Fog Light Mod 3) Devil Horn Emblem 4) Weathertech Digital Floor Liners 5) ADD W-1 Vers 2 Baffled Oil Catch Can 6) Weatherproof Under the rail LED bedlights Warm White (by Mattgecko) with hidden small cubby switch 7) Sliding Window Security Bar 8) Hood Lighting Kit Warm White /Pro Kit (by BeeRad) 9) Morimoto mini D2S retrofit HID lights w/ 55W ballasts and XB 5000k bulbs from TRS 10) ImMrYo bracket 11) Scangauge II 12) Autodimming mirror w/ Compass/Temperature/Homelink Upcoming Mods - Katzkin Leather Seats- maybe....might be moving to Arizona would keep the cloth then - Power Locking Tailgate mod - Dome light/Map light mod Possible Mods - ABS Kill Switch Mod - Ultra Maverick Wheels
    Did he just use 303aerospace cleaner or protector along with it, anything on it for the long haul. That's just crazy clean!! I know he upgraded to his new white taco which is just awesome looking as well.
     
  6. Apr 18, 2014 at 6:11 PM
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    None. Up to now. Probably considering doing some light modifications to increase hp. No idea how to get there.
    Hi guys. My first time around (first post). I wonder if it would be advisable to cover the 'air flow meter' (whatever its name is), I also cover few other electrical connections (just wrap sections of plastic supermarket bags). Agree on covering the alternator definitely. One thing I do is apply the air blower to wipe off all the excess of water. I finally apply 6-56 CR (specially on the electrical contacts). Best
     
  7. Apr 18, 2014 at 6:24 PM
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    Does Gunk cause any discoloration to the plastic parts or do you just use it on the engine block?
     
  8. Apr 24, 2014 at 11:07 PM
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    How?

    Did he take anything apart or was he just careful?
     
  9. Apr 25, 2014 at 1:00 AM
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    Gaunt596

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    he has thorough, i suggest you PM him if your really curious. Even my 2007 with all its frame rust and years of built up dirt and grime can be brought back to that quality if i were to spend enough time on it.
     
  10. Apr 25, 2014 at 4:14 AM
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    x2 for other opinions

    I used the foam one I believe on plastics and it was ok, not sure about gel one though
     
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