[DML] Re: Engine Wash
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[DML] Re: Engine Wash



I'll second the Simple Green for an engine that isnt a total mess.  
You can also find Aluminum Jelly (like Navel Jelly) for cleaning up 
the block... etc.

Ron

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Dave Swingle" <swingle@...> wrote:
>
> I use Windex/Simple Green for the light stuff, laquer thinner for 
the 
> really heavy stuff (read the can and wear gloves). It's generally 
not 
> a particularly good idea to hose down a DMC engine, at least the 
top -
>  it tends to fill up the spark plug wells with water (then the car 
> won't run!). I don't really understand why, but the spark plug 
boots 
> seem to do a poor job of keeping water out but a great job of 
holding 
> it in! This also fills up the holes in the "valley of death". They 
> will eventually dry out with engine heat, but I prefer just to wipe 
> it down. 
> 





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