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Old 01-03-2018, 04:31 PM   #1
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I fast dry cleaned the engine today

I opened the hood the other day and I saw the engine was pretty dirty. Itís funny how much a brush and a vacuum cleaner can do in just 10 mins. I will do it more often from now on.


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Old 01-03-2018, 05:24 PM   #2
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Much, much better!
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Old 01-03-2018, 09:02 PM   #3
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what is the thing laying in the cowl grill?
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Old 01-03-2018, 11:13 PM   #4
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You did that with a brush and vacuum? I'm impressed.
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Old 01-04-2018, 06:16 AM   #5
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what is the thing laying in the cowl grill?


Thatís a torch. It was already dark outside when I did it


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Old 01-04-2018, 06:19 AM   #6
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I fast dry cleaned the engine today

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You did that with a brush and vacuum? I'm impressed.


Yep. I used the brush to detach all the dust from the engine components and then used the vacuum to take them out. (Much thanks to chrisFXís YouTube video for the idea)
I used soap only, to clean the engine cover


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Old 01-04-2018, 06:25 AM   #7
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Much, much better!


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Old 01-04-2018, 06:47 AM   #8
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I can see a bottle on the first picture. I assume that is some sort of detergent you used to polish the plastic "VVTi" cover?

Nice work though!
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I can see a bottle on the first picture. I assume that is some sort of detergent you used to polish the plastic "VVTi" cover?



Nice work though!


Yes I used it only for the cover. Itís just a dish soap. I am not a fan of polish as they get sticky over time and they capture more dust in the end.
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