[DML] Re: Can you steam clean a Delorean engine?
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[DML] Re: Can you steam clean a Delorean engine?



One of the best items I've used to clean an engine is WD-40. In safe 
places you can even use a hose. The WD-40 keeps the moisture 
dissipated and easy to wipe off - grease and all.

Harold McElraft - 3354



--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "David Teitelbaum" <jtrealty@...> 
wrote:
>
> It is not a good idea to steam clean modern motors. The water will
> find it's way into the wrong places and eventually cause problems. 
If
> you want to detail the engine compartment go over to Eastwood or
> Griot's Garage or someplace like them and buy the detailing products
> that are sold for this purpose. It can take a LOT of work to detail
> the engine nicely. Best done when you have to disassemble some of 
it.
> For the bottom and sides you can use an engine cleaner like Gunk or
> just plain old oven cleaner. Spray it on while the motor is hot, 
wait
> a couple of minutes to let it break up the oil, and then hose it 
off.
> Keep away from painted surfaces. Do not use any cleaners or 
treatments
> with silicone around the motor.
> David Teitelbaum
> vin 10757
> 
> 
> 
> 
> --- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Wilson Hitchings" <canon20dfan@>
> wrote:
> >
> > I remember seeing services that would steam clean a car's engine 
when I 
> > was first driving, about a century ago. I can't find such 
services 
> > these days (would doing so damage the computers in the cars?). 
What do 
> > people do (if anything) to keep their engine compartments clean?
> >
>




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