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Cosmetic Maintenance: Washing, Waxing, Detailing, Bodywork, Protection Anything related to keeping your Camaro clean and in good cosmetic condition.

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Old 05-07-2013, 12:01 PM   #1
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How do you wash/clean your engine compartment?

As the title says... How do you wash/clean your engine compartment and engine?

Do you use high pressure water, or only low pressure? Any parts of the engine that you do not clean due to electrical issues or other?

All inputs are appreciated!
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Old 05-07-2013, 12:04 PM   #2
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Old 05-07-2013, 12:05 PM   #3
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I think i remember seeing a video either on this site or maybe it was on adams website that had a nice tutorial on how to correctly clean ur engine bay.
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Old 05-07-2013, 12:11 PM   #4
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Now that was probably the best answer I've ever received on a forum! Cannot be much clearer than that!

Thanks!
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Old 05-07-2013, 12:29 PM   #5
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Good Info! However, I don't use a engine cover, wonder how that would work out?

Thanks for posting nyrfan!!
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Old 05-07-2013, 01:05 PM   #6
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It's as easy as the video shows. I've cleaned all three engine bays of our cars the last month or so & they look great. I personally follow up with CG's Silk Shine & have loved the results.
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Old 05-07-2013, 01:28 PM   #7
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Follow the video and you're golden!

Be sure to never use high pressure water and never use water on a hot engine bay. Hot engine + water = steam and steam gets into places that water can't. Places you don't want it to be.

If you want extra insurance, cover the alternator and any open-element air filters with a plastic bag.
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Old 05-07-2013, 01:35 PM   #8
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Old 05-07-2013, 03:59 PM   #9
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I just use a wet rag [water] and clean it once a month or so. I had the car for 2 years and it looks like it just came out the factory. I personally think product are a complete waste of money. The only product I'll use is a leather conditioner and that's it.
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Good video
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Old 05-08-2013, 06:03 AM   #11
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I found the video distracting and hard to concentrate
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Old 05-09-2013, 07:14 AM   #13
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I found the video distracting and hard to concentrate

There was a car in that video?
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