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Old 12-23-2009, 09:11 PM   #1
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Default Cleaning the underside of the engine?

i am having Pulsar180 DTS-I with no engine guard.Now how to clean the underside of the engine close to the ground as here large deposits of dry rocky sand is found.
Please help anybody...
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and also i have posted the image of my engine..
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Old 12-23-2009, 09:16 PM   #2
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i have labelled where the deposits of sand are present under the engine in the image posted below.please see to it
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Old 12-23-2009, 09:19 PM   #3
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Gunk Foamy Engine Brite engine degreaser (or your fav brand foaming engine degreaser, whatever is available in your locale) and a water hose. It's ok to use a medium-soft bristle brush. DON'T apply it when the engine is hot.
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Old 12-24-2009, 06:46 AM   #4
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Gunk Foamy Engine Brite engine degreaser (or your fav brand foaming engine degreaser, whatever is available in your locale) and a water hose. It's ok to use a medium-soft bristle brush. DON'T apply it when the engine is hot.
I'm guessing the local rug dealer doesn't sell gunk.
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Old 12-24-2009, 09:30 AM   #5
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A 400 psi. fire hose. Just don't point it at anything electrical.
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Old 12-24-2009, 10:33 AM   #6
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I think he just spent more time loading the pics and asking rather than just taking a hose and soapy water to it. Strange.
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Old 12-25-2009, 03:20 AM   #7
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Gunk Foamy Engine Brite engine degreaser (or your fav brand foaming engine degreaser, whatever is available in your locale) and a water hose. It's ok to use a medium-soft bristle brush. DON'T apply it when the engine is hot.
But...but...it cleans best when the engine is hot! Plus you get those clouds of steenking kerosine smell wafting through the neighborhood. Priceless!
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Old 12-25-2009, 07:14 AM   #8
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Imersing the engine in warm salt water in a humid enviroment will soften the offending deposits. Then hitting it with the afore mentioned 400 psi fire hose should remove the majority of the muck. A can of unleaded gasoline, a stiff bristle wire brush and some fine grit sandpaper followed by a few applications of barbeque black spray paint should finish the job nicely. Be sure to mask off areas you don't want painted.
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Old 12-25-2009, 07:27 AM   #9
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At the Bushmill's already, eh?
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I'm at work, we're loosing about 1200 gallons an hour of condensate somewhere out in the loop since wednesday morning so we're doubled up until the plant stabalizes. We have a lot of contractors in doing work on the chilled water systems so we think thay may have opened a line somewhere then left for the Christmas break.
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