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looks good, What did you use? I find armorall works the best.

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haha, i should show a pic of mine, it looks like it should be in a museum.

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I might do this tomorrow on mine..what did you use Cam??


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i could eat off this
damn that is so nice and shiny..well the right.

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this is mine.....
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Here is what I did...

Went to the auto store and bought some shop towels, simple green, and armorall. Came home and found a spray bottle, you know the kind they use to cut hair, filled that up with water. I did the engine by sections, I would start of getting it wet, then spray some simple green and scrub, then I would just spray that all off with water. It was a pain using the spray bottle because I had to come inside and re-fill it about ten times. Then after I cleaned it all I sparyed it down with armorall and shined it up.

I would have probably used a hose but I just washed the exterior yesterday and I didn't want to get it all dirty again.

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i wonder if the car is faster by getting all the junk off, like it might add 70 hp

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when i detailed mine awhile ago, pre gruppeM intake ( i really need to detail it again!)
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and btw, you can see where my //m badge is on my car, since cam was refering to the placement on e46s in his other post...
 
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wow...the engine looks soooooo good when cleaned. i better get going on mine.

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is there a point of detailing the engine bay?

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