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    Engine bay cleaner....what do you use?

    I gettin tired of using this Orange Blast cleaner/degreaser on my engine bay and Im lookin for somethin new to use. What do all you guys use?
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    I normally use either spraynine degreaser, or superclean.



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    simple green+ toothbrush

    its important to put a protectant on after cleaning such as the sonus engine protectant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redline927
    simple green+ toothbrush

    its important to put a protectant on after cleaning such as the sonus engine protectant.
    +1 on the Simple Green. Make sure you use this on a cold engine.

    I do not use protectant - never a problem in over 14+ years of being anal about a clean engine bay.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Redline927
    simple green+ toothbrush

    its important to put a protectant on after cleaning such as the sonus engine protectant.
    Where can you pick up some of this sonus protectant?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ScreamnRex
    Where can you pick up some of this sonus protectant?
    http://www.autopia-carcare.com/

    Psst ... you do not really need it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 04.SPT.WRX

    I do not use protectant - never a problem in over 14+ years of anal

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    depends on what I'm cleaning off. . usually I just use brake cleaner and a bit of air.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trainrex
    -03 WR Blue WRX - -Cobb Stage 2 w/Uppipe and Intake-

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trainrex

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    Quote Originally Posted by BrianH
    depends on what I'm cleaning off. . usually I just use brake cleaner and a bit of air.
    yeah i forgot to mention an air compressor helps

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    I had an Xb and really loved the way the following link worked. I know the motors are different but the concept the same:
    http://www.clubxb.com/forums/f33/600...e-compartment/

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    i just use the excess water from washing the car or simple green for stubborn areas.

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    303 makes a great cleaner and protectant that will work very well in the engine compartment.

    Bryan

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    I've used engine gunk, very good product worked pretty good!
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