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Re: Cleaning engine compartment, other detailing
.... So here's my question, how do you degrease/wash engine in home conditions ?
It is not advisable to be tempted with a 'steam clean' at one of these drive-in car wash places, or to use a home power wash. Water tends to find its way into the electrical components causing lot of complications and expensive repairs.
A safer method is to buy a tin of Gunk or similar and apply this with a stiff 1/2" or 1" brush then rinse/wipe off with water using sponge/rags/paper towel.
Obviously you'll get grubby doing this job and it may leave a stain on your parking area.
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