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Cleaning your engine bay

So i noticed that the local pay and spray there is a setting for Engine Cleaner, has anyone ever used this and can i just go ahead and spray things down?
The reason being is my engine bay is covered in dried out radiator fluid from when i stupidly opened the radiator a little too early.
Ive never had to clean an engine before, and honestly never felt the urge before either. But i was thinking i might want to clean it up due to it smelling things up.
So any prep work involved or can i just go at it?
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Re: Cleaning your engine bay

just go at it, that stuff does a good job. i used to have to do that all the time when i was detailing cars.
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Cool. I always feel better when someone says they've done it before. :)
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Re: Cleaning your engine bay

Can be done at home with a bottle of simple green and a garden hose as well. Just try not to flood your plugs/wires/ignition or the car will freak out. Cover your air filter as well.

Just try not to get water into anything it doesn't belong.
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Re: Cleaning your engine bay

Cover your dizzy and alternator to be safe. Or you'll **** some **** up.
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Re: Cleaning your engine bay

I have used the engine cleaner supplied from a car wash, and it works! In addition, just make sure to bring protection, such as a plastic bag from a store, for your air filter whenever you are cleaning and washing the engine bay.

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Re: Cleaning your engine bay

Cool thanks for the advice guys. I don't have a fancy air filter yet so no worrys there its in its little plastic box still.
Wrap the dizzy w/a plastic bag check wrap alternator in another bag check.
sounds good the cabinet under my sink is infested with plastic bags.
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