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post #1 of 8 Old 05-29-2007, 11:48 PM
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my 04 6.0 is in need of a good bath "motor" and want to give her a good presure washing .. what do i need to cover of avoid hitting during the cleaning
post #2 of 8 Old 05-30-2007, 12:23 AM
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I've heard most guys on here just open the hood and let 'er rip. I don't know what would need to be covered up. Hopefully somebody else will join in the discussion to get a different view point.

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post #3 of 8 Old 05-30-2007, 12:37 AM
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with all the electronics was'nt sure if there was a area more sensitive to water or not
post #4 of 8 Old 05-30-2007, 02:35 AM
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you are most likely gonna be ok as long as you dont put the sprayer 3 inches from anything. i wouldnt spray directly on any fuse boxes, or anything like that.


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post #5 of 8 Old 05-30-2007, 02:42 AM
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If you have a cold air intake cover that but you should be good to go

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never any problems here, I've washed the dust off my engine a few times

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post #7 of 8 Old 05-30-2007, 04:30 AM
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I have never had any problems with my 7.3L and I do this everytime I wash my truck.

Just don't do it when the engine is hot.


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your engine should be fine, but to help out with the dirt and grime, get some degreaser in a purple bottle from Castrol, when i used to detail cars for a dealer that stuff worked like a champ...

im still alive and kickin...find me on FB..."StrokerX1"
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NOTE: if your on OK and need some PSD work done, i know a dealer tech who does the work....PM me!
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