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Old 02-09-2014, 07:43 PM   #1
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Had the car in the garage originally to clean the inside (Pretty much stayed 0 degrees today) and decided I may as well wipe down the engine bay as well as I could while it was in the warm. It ain't perfect as I couldn't actually wash it but it's a lot better than it was. Most of it was covered in salt (Thanks Minnesota ) and I was tired of it



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Old 02-09-2014, 07:44 PM   #2
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Also as always I apologize for the horrid picture quality. I need a new phone lol
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Old 02-09-2014, 08:39 PM   #3
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The pic is good enough to show the level of work you put into that bay. Looks great.
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Old 02-09-2014, 08:40 PM   #4
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The other day I did the same thing, but I painted all the plastic covers red too... Makes the engine bay pop. Next I need to do the valve cover red too, im gonna wait till I do my timing belt tho, gotta get new gaskets for everything.
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Old 02-09-2014, 09:09 PM   #5
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How did you go about cleaning your engine bay?
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Old 02-09-2014, 10:48 PM   #6
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I've got a lot of painting to do once it warms up lol. I used mostly Armorall general purpose cleaner and wiped it all down otherwise on really dirty spots used a wet rag then the Armorall, makes everything it touches look pretty lol. Just takes some hand work
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Very clean bay! Im suprised you didn't get any undercoating inside the bay since you get so much salt as well.
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Old 02-10-2014, 11:25 AM   #8
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Me too. The PO did rustproof the entire undercarriage when he had it so I should just have to worry about cleaning the engine every once in awhile so just salt is fine with me lol
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