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Old 08-26-2014, 07:13 PM   #1
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Default Just washed my engine bay!

A friend at work who owns an award winning 2001 Bullitt recommended a product he uses on his motor called S100. It's a motorcycle engine cleaner. I picked up a bottle a couple of months ago for $11 at a local motorcycle dealer and finally got to use it tonight.

I spritzed a little on the engine bay, and then using a clean sponge, scrubbed everything down with-in reason. I then misted water over the motor to rinse the S100 off before hitting it with the electric leaf blower. I am extremely happy with the results!

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Looking good. Did you cover anything prior spraying?
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Looking good. Did you cover anything prior spraying?
No. I was nervous about it, but I didn't cover anything. But I was careful about where and how much water I applied to different areas of motor. Some areas required more water to flush the surface but some areas only required a fine mist. I was just careful!
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You were nervous about it so you chose to not cover sensitive electrical components? There's several key items that are not designed to get wet. Getting these wet can / will cause issues / start a slow and certain process of destruction.

15 years ago with minimal electronics you could get away with hosting things down. A car that has every single function controlled by a computer? Well....would you hose down a laptop computer to clean it?
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You were nervous about it so you chose to not cover sensitive electrical components? There's several key items that are not designed to get wet. Getting these wet can / will cause issues / start a slow and certain process of destruction.

15 years ago with minimal electronics you could get away with hosting things down. A car that has every single function controlled by a computer? Well....would you hose down a laptop computer to clean it?
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But I was careful about where and how much water I applied to different areas of motor.
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