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Sultan May 2, 3:37pm - #169866 

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Best Engine Detailer?

I'm prepping my engine bay and I'd like it to be spotless before installing all my mods. What do you guys recommend to thoroughly clean everything?

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Anonymous May 2, 3:45pm - #169867 
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Just hit everything up with simple green or some kind of degreaser.
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Sultan May 2, 4:42pm - #169868 

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I've heard of something like CD-2 engine detailer... any info about that or other useful products?
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Speed4TheNeed May 2, 5:51pm - #169869 

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i use simple green...works great, imo. thumbsup
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Sultan May 2, 6:21pm - #169870 

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ok, I'll try it - thanks
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booyaolian May 2, 6:44pm - #169871 
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do you just spray water in the engine bay? would it affect anything? what do you need to cover or be careful about?
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VSGTS14 May 2, 7:05pm - #169872 

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^^yes you can spray water in there...nothing will be harmed..if you have a shortram Intake, don't shoot it though...

you can use spray nine, simple green, an all purpose cleaner, or engine cleaner...
anything that you find really.

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Sultan May 2, 7:47pm - #169873 

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thumbsup - thanks Billy

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Anonymous May 3, 1:45am - #169874 
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cool this is interesting...
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DrKuttiesCel May 3, 2:35am - #169875 
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you should probably cover up the distributor...otherwise ur screwed if it gets wet. other than that...u usually just got to a self wash place...cover it up and start sprayin. works wonders
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EuRoBoYGT May 3, 2:36am - #169876 

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use simple green it's the best and plus it smells good to thumbsup

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Krayze May 3, 4:53am - #169877 

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Originally Posted by DrKuttiesCel
you should probably cover up the distributor...otherwise ur screwed if it gets wet. other than that...u usually just got to a self wash place...cover it up and start sprayin. works wonders


wtf wtfthe celica does not have a distributor

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carbon_blue_gt May 3, 3:57pm - #169878 
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
^^yes you can spray water in there...nothing will be harmed..if you have a shortram Intake, don't shoot it though...

you can use spray nine, simple green, an all purpose cleaner, or engine cleaner...
anything that you find really.


I don't imagine that you really want to do something like taking a hose to it though...

But, i could be wrong... and please correct me if i am

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