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Old October 29th, 2008, 09:32 PM
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Advice on cleaning engine

Anybody have some tricks to share on cleaning the engine? In particular the aluminum parts. I am getting ready to put my engine in the chassis and I want to clean it before I do. I usually use Super Clean but I'm looking for something better. Maybe some detail tricks??
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Old October 29th, 2008, 11:07 PM
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it's not fun, but get a pack of wire brushes and box of brake kleen. sit there and go to town.
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Old October 30th, 2008, 02:56 PM
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I just rebuilt my top and, the machine shop painted my heads and valve covers with off the shelf aluminum colored spray paint after they were sand blasted. They look great!

I bought some more paint and painted the plenum, intake and block so everything matches. The parts I painted myself i cleaned with Superclean and wire brushes.
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