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Old 04-06-2012, 04:43 PM   #1
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Seems like everyone sprays degreaser then spray with a hose, is there a better way? I'm really afraid to spray my motor with water especially with the cops..
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It is the best way. If you have access to compressed air, water in the plug wells is not a problem. If you don't have air, pick up a can of the "canned air" that they use to blow out computer keyboards and such. After cleaning the engine, remove the coils and blow out the plug wells.
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Yeah I guess ill have to ease up my nerves and just go for it and do a real thorough check for small pools of water
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If there is anything you are worried about just cover it with some plastic bags or aluminum foil for some piece of mind.
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See that's where I was stumped. How would I go about making sure my coils are okay it's alot easier to wrap up the coil that have them all on one pack... Should I wrap up each cop above every cylinder?
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See that's where I was stumped. How would I go about making sure my coils are okay it's alot easier to wrap up the coil that have them all on one pack... Should I wrap up each cop above every cylinder?
No,just be careful. There is no need to use an excessive amount of water. You can use some simple green and agitate hard to clean areas with a brush. just take your time and be gentle with the water on area that will be affected by water.
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Alright guess the key is to be patient and work slow like anything else. Thanks alot guys you really gave me a boost of confidence
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