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      05-15-2009, 09:53 AM   #1
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Best way to clean my engine???

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chemical guys grime reaper you can dilute it. You get gallons of the stuff when you do that. Personally I wouldn’t clean your engine bay all the time. I do mine maybe twice a year then I just wipe it down every time I wash the car. I feel as though it will corrode faster the more you use a solvent.
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Here's a step by step engine bay how-to guide. It gives some product recommendations as well. Let us know if you have any other questions after checking it out.

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p21s auto wash is a good one
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Here's a step by step engine bay how-to guide. It gives some product recommendations as well. Let us know if you have any other questions after checking it out.

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hey george!

thanks for the DIY engine bay cleaning.

can fade to black and other areosol cans be safely and legally brought in checked international airplane luggage ??

thanks
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hey george!

thanks for the DIY engine bay cleaning.

can fade to black and other areosol cans be safely and legally brought in checked international airplane luggage ??

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i'd say no because it's highly flammable
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hey george!

thanks for the DIY engine bay cleaning.

can fade to black and other areosol cans be safely and legally brought in checked international airplane luggage ??

thanks
I don't believe so. We don't ship any aerosol containers internationally or via express shipments that travel via air. You'll probably be asking for a delay in an airport with aerosol containers or have to fill out a ton of paper work to clear it or something (just speculating).

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