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Any services out there that power wash and clean engine bays or any recommendation on how I can do it?
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Engine bay is ready to be cleaned.  Are there any services that travel to do this? Don’t want to do this myself.

Some guys have recommended degreaser, power wash, then  oven cleaner, rinse that, then 409,  blow off with air.  Sand as necessary, wash with dove, then rinse and dry.

Any ideas welcome, thanks.



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Just have to remove the pin from under the dash and booster will be out.  Then disconnect the wiring harness from fuse block, then I should be ready. I would like to clean off all the grease from the PS gear, control arms, steering arms, etc. I don’t see much rust.  Hoping to lightly sand inner fenders, radiator support, and firewall, then clean and paint.  Here are a few photos of where I am at.A83A47F3-9CC1-4356-AD9D-9DDE0A8FF5F3.jpegl96E2CA37-F17D-4815-BFA7-82612D2A9666.jpeg



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Open trailer, a roll of quarters, and a self-serve carwash?

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There are plenty of mobile washes up here in the cities, but your closest one may be Red Wing.
Do a search for mobile vehicle power washing. Might turn up something close by.

This place lists your zip code in their service area.

https://www.powerwashingwizard.com/minnesota/pressure-washing-in-red-wing-mn/

 



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Trailer and roll of quarters is a great start.
Then wire brush the rusty areas, wet sand everything to be painted with 220 grit then wipe everything down with odorless mineral sprits.
I’m still a fan of OIL BASE Rustoulem. Use a detail sprayer and spray the bare metal with primer. Get small cans so of gloss, satin and flat, mix them to at different ratios to achieve different sheens. Do the inner fenders, core support and firewall in slightly different sheens, use semi gloss on the underside of the hood. Not sure about 66s but I think the heater box should be gloss. Two, maybe three coats.
Will require lots of drying time between coats.
Good luck.


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