Washing the engine... - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-03-2007, 03:59 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 20
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Washing the engine...

So, I've seen alot of pics of all of your trucks (not all but, you know) and their ridiculously clean engines. Anyways, mine's pretty damn dirty and I'm just wondering how you guys clean yours off...? I was thinking of just going down to the car wash and using their engine wash thing but, I figured it would get my air filter all wet and the fact that there's so many electrical connections over the engine concerns me too.

-clay
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 12-03-2007, 04:00 PM
ADMIN AND TECH


 

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: winston salem north carolina
Posts: 9,208
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
keep it away from the air filter as good as possible and wash the heck out of it
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 01-26-2008, 09:21 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 517
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Use small (walmart) like plastic bags to cover all elec. boxes, alternator, air intake with a big clean rag stuffed in it and rubber band a plastic bag over it. You can use degreaser on tough spots. I have a container that fits on the end of my water hose I fill with car wash solution. Make sure the engine is cold and the ignition is not on during drying time. Do not start the engine until it is completely dry. You can remove the bags while wet and wipe clean any surface you covered.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:32 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors