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Old 01-11-2013, 04:02 PM   #1
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cleaning under the hood

just wondering what you guys use to keep clean under the hood
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Prolly not safe. I've done it once but mean green sprayed on set for a minute and hosed it down. I'd wait for someone to chime in cuz someone had problems after washing his

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Another is just towels and wipe her down
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:17 PM   #3
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Prolly not safe. I've done it once but mean green sprayed on set for a minute and hosed it down. I'd wait for someone to chime in cuz someone had problems after washing his

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Another is just towels and wipe her down
yea i definitely wanna stay away from hosing it down i was just wondering if there was some spray i could use then wipe with towel like you said
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Engine degreaser. You can pick up a can for about $3 at an autoparts store.
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I have done mine. Take plastic bags an cover all of the electrical components an belts. Spay it with mean green, put the water hose on mist an go over it. Then I take a plastic cleaner an wipe down all hard plastic parts an use spray detailer on the metal. I then start the engine to help it dry.
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Engine degreaser. You can pick up a can for about $3 at an autoparts store.
cool thanks..after spraying it just wipe it down with a towel?

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I have done mine. Take plastic bags an cover all of the electrical components an belts. Spay it with mean green, put the water hose on mist an go over it. Then I take a plastic cleaner an wipe down all hard plastic parts an use spray detailer on the metal. I then start the engine to help it dry.
ok thanks man
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You can... but i just use a hose! Block your filter if you have an open cai... i have done it to over ten vehicle inluding 5 of mine and ive never had a problem
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You can... but i just use a hose! Block your filter if you have an open cai... i have done it to over ten vehicle inluding 5 of mine and ive never had a problem
ok thanks!
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yes I forgot about the filter, mines in my fender
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I have done mine. Take plastic bags an cover all of the electrical components an belts. Spay it with mean green, put the water hose on mist an go over it. Then I take a plastic cleaner an wipe down all hard plastic parts an use spray detailer on the metal. I then start the engine to help it dry.
Best method here....i use f21 by turtle wax to clean all hoses
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Best method here....i use f21 by turtle wax to clean all hoses
ok thanks for the info!
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Black magic works good on hoses and other stuff under hood. If its not real greasy just use water + soap. Mine gets more dusty so I just wipe down once a week.
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that's why i like the f21...keeps the dust away longer

this is how my engine bay looked the other day after 2 weeks of daily driving after i wiped everything down by hand with f21 and a microfiber

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that's why i like the f21...keeps the dust away longer

this is how my engine bay looked the other day after 2 weeks of daily driving after i wiped everything down by hand with f21 and a microfiber
wow looks good im gonna pick it up tomorrow
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theres a couple different f21's im guessing you use the super protectant?
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I just used some F21 as a quick fix before I head to a HUGE car show tomorrow. We'll see how it looks in the sun with other Mustang around lol.
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I just used some F21 as a quick fix before I head to a HUGE car show tomorrow. We'll see how it looks in the sun with other Mustang around lol.
which f21? the super protectant?
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which f21? the super protectant?
Yeah, green spray bottle. I should have taken a pic of the bay... it looked good!
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you should have..hopefully it catches some eyes tomorrow
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you should have..hopefully it catches some eyes tomorrow
Sadly it won't. The show is huge and it attracts some serious cars. I entered because I'll already be there working for the sponsoring company, the entry is free, and I'll be parked with friends who will guard my car.
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Sadly it won't. The show is huge and it attracts some serious cars. I entered because I'll already be there working for the sponsoring company, the entry is free, and I'll be parked with friends who will guard my car.
always nice to see some other sweet cars though
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that's why i like the f21...keeps the dust away longer

this is how my engine bay looked the other day after 2 weeks of daily driving after i wiped everything down by hand with f21 and a microfiber
Beautiful, I'm drooling over this pic
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didnt see f21 in auto store but i saw this stuff from meguiars..anybody used this stuff and recommend?
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I use plexus. Comes in an aerosol can and is a great plastic cleaner. Pilots use it on their canopy. I use on all my plastic, dash, console, headlights,...
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What cleaner do most of u use on the dash board?
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What cleaner do most of u use on the dash board?
i use armor all leather cleaner
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