Entertainment Car Detailing Tips???

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  1. CrucifiedAGT

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    I dont have my kids this weekend and its not really golf season here yet, so while I will watch a ton of porn and basketball, I figure I will tackle some auto detailing.

    I opened the hood of my car today as I had it stored for the winter and noticed the engine bay looks a bit tired. Anyone have any tips on cleaning an engine bay that wont fuck it up? Any other tips on detailing??

    Yes, we all know this is not Hot Rod Magazine, Pal, but help a brotha out!!
     
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    Close the hood and walk in the house.. Done..:)
     
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    I know I should pay someone to do it, but I an sort of a man and all and it should be something I can do??
     
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    Use an air hose on a compressor to get rid of debris. You can buy engine degreaser to clean up the manifold and sides. When I used to do this, I'd take it the self wash and spray all that crap down their drains, not my driveway. Some things might need to be covered in plastic- not likely you have a distributor cap though.
    My engine is entirely covered by a protective guard. I shine that up with armorall just because it looks pretty.
     
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    Depending on what your engine bay looks like, go to your favorite auto parts store, get some engine bay cleaner and head to your nearest DIY car wash. Most have engine bay settings, but just spray that shit in, let it soak for a few, and then use a nice low pressure setting to clean the engine.

    http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/how-articles/50352-how-detail-your-engine-like-professional.html

    Your other option would be to find a nice auto detailer that will offer engine bay steam cleaning.
     
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    I heard that of all things, scrubbing bubbles works great on engine bays????

    I have heard you can do everything from pressure washer to hose then a leaf blower to dry it off. I would seem some key connections and electrical parts, headlight connectors could have some havoc?
     
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    I like the idea of going to a self serve bay. But pressure wash? I know other do it but that seems like a recipe for an "ooops"?
     
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    Does the engine start?

    Yes?

    Who cares what the engine looks like!
     
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    A lot of the self serve places have settings for engine degreasing. It's a lower pressure. Just don't force the water in areas where there might be concern if pressure could sneak past seals for electronics.

    FWIW, I've done this with every car I've ever owned and I've never once had an issue. Just use common sense and don't force high pressure sprays into places that look like they shouldn't have it.
     
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    Low pressure and on a cold engine only. Otherwise your Monday post will be 'car is fucked.'
     
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    I've restored and painted several cars. Buffed and polished after. Here is what I can tell you....


    Pay and have someone else detail it
     
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    if the engine compartment doesn't look terrible, i'd go with "if it aint broke don't fix it"
    moisture could fk something up.

    you might change the cabin filter while you in there though
     
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