Detailing engine bay

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Can anyone recommend somewhere to get my engine bay detailed. If possible near London.
Also any idea how much it costs?
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Could not recommend anyone else as engine detailing is one of my favourite pass times ;) I love to bling them up to show standard :shock:
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But is it something I could easily do myself?
Guess it’s degreasing mainly, but
I’m worried about chucking water across all the electrics when rinsing off and causing damage!!


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Metelyk wrote:
Sun Sep 05, 2021 7:25 pm
But is it something I could easily do myself?
Guess it’s degreasing mainly, but
I’m worried about chucking water across all the electrics when rinsing off and causing damage!!


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Microfibre towel over sensitive areas, Autosmart G101, pressure washer from a good distance so its like a mist. I leave engine running and do it when warm to dry it off. There is varied opinion on that and ingesting water etc, simple answer don't spray down the intake and if your close enough to damage via ingest then your too close anyway. Simple enough, the g101 does the main work as it soaks and removes. Then compressed air if you have it to blow remaining out otherwise leave to dry naturally after a helping towel dry (engine off for that bit so you don't catch a towel) then add dressing of choice to plastics and hoses etc. Metal polish any shiny bits.
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