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Old 07-28-2016, 04:03 PM   #15
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I just got a VX5000 steamer. I'm about to clean the shit out of the engine bay.
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Old 05-10-2017, 05:24 PM   #16
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Shame the pics are gone, would make it a bit easier trying to figure everything out hahaah
will upload on site uploader Soon TM....which will be whenever I wash again haha
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Bought this for the house, I'm also going to use it to clean my engine bay:
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Johnson Wax Scrubbing Bubbles ( used to be Dow) works wonders and won't harm paint.. Get engine warm then spray on wait 20 mins and hose off. Better than Gunk

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I know what I'm doing this weekend, thanks for the tips! Was looking for what not to spray. We used old rugged vehicles when i deployed, just spraying wildly in the engine compartment was fine haha. Don't want to take that risk with my personal vehicle tho.
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Someone who has not covered anything before washing? Did you clean the alternator with a brush? My trusted detailer tells me that he doesn't cover anything and then blow dry.
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Seems like water will collect on top of the engine.
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I used a generic degreased and pressure washed. The water definitely collects in a bunch of channels on the heads. Hope your DI seals are good! I'd tarp off the block and pressure wash the bay, then mist everything and use a brush for whatever else
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has been washing his engine bays of wrx, trucks, bmw, porsches by just spraying multipurpose cleaner and spraying the whole bay with a pressure washer without covering anything. Is it true modern cars have everything sealed well enough that the amount of water from this kind of spraying won't damage the car?
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