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Old 09-09-2010, 08:52 AM   #11
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Good way to wash the bay, (learned this at a meet recently from a guy with one bad ST...) use an old broom and a bucket of water with light soap in it and mop the bay, then rinse it off with a gentle garden hose. (Put a bag around the filter.) Your electronics should be fine, as they see rain at 70mph on the highway regularly.
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Old 09-09-2010, 09:32 AM   #12
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Good way to wash the bay, (learned this at a meet recently from a guy with one bad ST...) use an old broom and a bucket of water with light soap in it and mop the bay, then rinse it off with a gentle garden hose. (Put a bag around the filter.) Your electronics should be fine, as they see rain at 70mph on the highway regularly.
I'll have to give that a try. My engine bay is disgusting.
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Old 09-09-2010, 09:43 AM   #13
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Looks much better than My DIY, and I've been looking to clean it up, so I may follow Your lead on this.
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Old 09-09-2010, 10:35 AM   #14
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good job man looks like a pro did it..
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If you are really paranoid, use de-ionized water, or filtered water from a Mr. Clean car washing system. Keep was pressure on low, and try to not let water sit in the center of the valve cover. And let the car sit to dry for several hours before starting.

Diluted Greased Lightning and a small scrubber works wonders on cleaning.
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Old 09-09-2010, 03:13 PM   #16
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The manual for my car says to cover the battery, fusebox, ECU and intake with something before washing the rest of the engine bay. Better to be safe than sorry.
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I just use diluted Chem-Eez in a spray bottle. Soak everything down, let it sit for a few minutes, hose it off, and dry everything as well as I can with a towel. Voila.

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That's definitely a clean engine!
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Where did u get the maf housing ? I can't find one
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Where did u get the maf housing ? I can't find one
I had O'Reilly Auto order one for me since it's a part not normally stocked. Any place that sells Spectre parts should be able to order you one. The part number is 9405.
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