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Engine Detail
03-03-2011, 04:12 PM
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RE: Engine Detail
Thanks Prevan and to all of you. Wavey

(02-03-2011 06:58 PM)calypso Wrote:  you can clean an engine for hours, and then you look at it from a different angle and it looks dirty again.

Calypso summed up everything. The very next time you take a look at the engine Uhoh2, there are dirty spots. The problem is that water hides all the dirt and its impossible to verify Icon9 whether you've scrubbed every accessible inch of it.Icon9


(03-03-2011 07:29 AM)Rayner Wrote:  I'm always scared of getting moisture around the plugs and electronics with the result that I end up with a half clean engine.... Has anyone had experience with the polo engine bays?

(03-03-2011 11:35 AM)onyx Wrote:  Something i avoid except for a wipe down every now and then!
Had to replace my pencil coils a while back and... well.... nervous Bluebiggrin

I've adopted a method that i"ve seen works better. While spraying the MPC liberally on the engine, I also spray it on the brush before rubbing, and then rinsing the agitated section with water. It takes more time though but the engine is cleaner afterwards.

The downside Plthumbsdown of it is that as you work the top-down, water flows downwards and it becomes difficult to notice the dirt and leave them uncleaned.Iono

As for Polo engines, i never worked on it unfortunately. But as far as the the plugs and electronics, well I use one PaintBrush with MPC and another soaked in water to rinse by agitating it. It does quite a good job.

Thanks again guys for your words and encouragementThumbThumb
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Engine Detail - zckid - 02-03-2011, 02:12 PM
RE: Engine Detail - PrevanP - 02-03-2011, 06:23 PM
RE: Engine Detail - calypso - 02-03-2011, 06:58 PM
RE: Engine Detail - Rayner - 03-03-2011, 07:29 AM
RE: Engine Detail - onyx - 03-03-2011, 11:35 AM
RE: Engine Detail - zckid - 03-03-2011 04:12 PM

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