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SwiftCelGTS
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Mar 31, 2:02pm - #141046 
what do you guys use to clean your engine?

mine is a little dirty frown

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Mar 31, 2:23pm - #141047 
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Mar 31, 2:25pm - #141048 
a damp rag.

ooo and BTW... congrats on the new car thumbsup

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Mar 31, 2:27pm - #141049 
Originally Posted by spaztikid

a damp rag.

ooo and BTW... congrats on the new car thumbsup
thanks! cool

i get it tomorrow. can't wait. smile

already got s2k antenna, wings west kit, and new mp3 player ready to go on. and lookin for TRD wing now.

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Mar 31, 2:32pm - #141050 
damn thats hell a dirty...go find some shit at auto zone or something


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Mar 31, 2:47pm - #141051 
just get ur car detailed, since its the first time ur buying it.

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Mar 31, 2:48pm - #141052 
Originally Posted by Mad_Game
just get ur car detailed, since its the first time ur buying it.
the interior was just detailed, but the engine is still dirty. frown

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Mar 31, 3:23pm - #141053 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
a damp rag.

ooo and BTW... congrats on the new car thumbsup


Yup, soap and water works for me grin


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Mar 31, 3:31pm - #141054 
Simple green works great for mine thumbsup

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Mar 31, 3:38pm - #141055 
^^simple green, spray nine, engine degreaser, or a strong all purpose cleaner


i recommend a really good all purpose cleaner if it's REALLY dirty, or spray nine and soap for normal cleaning...

you should keep it clean every two weeks or one depending on your weather (dust, poop, pee, whatever)


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Mar 31, 4:23pm - #141056 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
(dust, poop, pee, whatever)


ROFL

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Mar 31, 4:42pm - #141057 
The best advice is to clean it regularly so it never gets really dirty. If you do that, you'll only need a damp cloth (possibly a little soapy water) to take off any accumulation and you'll be set.

Don't let it go and you won't have to work hard to clean it up thumbsup


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Mar 31, 4:53pm - #141058 
Originally Posted by Evan
The best advice is to clean it regularly so it never gets really dirty. If you do that, you'll only need a damp cloth (possibly a little soapy water) to take off any accumulation and you'll be set.

Don't let it go and you won't have to work hard to clean it up thumbsup
good advice cool

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Mar 31, 8:26pm - #141059 

I use meguiar's vinyl cleaner to lightly coat the plastics, looks like new thumbsup

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Mar 31, 8:33pm - #141060 
Good old Clorox will do the job every time. Just straight from the bottle, then hose it off! thumbsup


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Mar 31, 8:42pm - #141061 
thumbsup

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Mar 31, 9:37pm - #141062 
Originally Posted by Evan
The best advice is to clean it regularly so it never gets really dirty. If you do that, you'll only need a damp cloth (possibly a little soapy water) to take off any accumulation and you'll be set.

Don't let it go and you won't have to work hard to clean it up thumbsup

I wish I had done that years ago. That's the way to go. I've used Sray Nine. It's alright, but not great. My engine isn't filthy, but I wish I would have keep it clean like any other part on my Celica from day one. Makes it easier and always clean.

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Mar 31, 10:35pm - #141063 
Originally Posted by trog2233
Simple green works great for mine thumbsup
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Apr 1, 7:27am - #141064 
Ill take it to the dealer for a engine wash.



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