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Old 06-11-2021, 10:33 AM
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what is the go to cleaning products for the bilge area? i removed one engine for a rebuild and would like to clean up as much as i can while everything is out.
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Old 06-11-2021, 10:46 AM
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Need a degreaser like simple green or purple power…some of the citrus based products work ok too.

I always use simple green.
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Old 06-11-2021, 10:51 AM
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Need a degreaser like simple green or purple power…some of the citrus based products work ok too.

I always use simple green.
Awesome, i was hoping it was something simple. Thanks
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Old 06-11-2021, 11:36 AM
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Just make sure the purple power doesnt get on polished aluminum or will discolor
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Beyond the cleaners get some dollar store brushs. Ones with a 360 degree brush like a toilet bowel brush etc. Cleaner by itself will only get you so far. Need to scrub to.
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Old 06-11-2021, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by 1MOSES1 View Post
Need a degreaser like simple green or purple power…some of the citrus based products work ok too.

I always use simple green.
This has worked for me. Home Depot has 2g jugs of the industrial strength stuff for cheap.
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The "tub o' towels" wipes work great for the areas you don't want to soak in water FYI. I use them on engines, bilge area, upholstery, wheels, etc etc.
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Cannot beat Castrol SUPERCLEAN...
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Cannot beat Castrol SUPERCLEAN...
I agree but you can't get it in Castrol anymore. There's another brand in a purple bottle that looks the same and works the same though. Don't get it on polished aluminum!
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I agree but you can't get it in Castrol anymore. There's another brand in a purple bottle that looks the same and works the same though. Don't get it on polished aluminum!
+1 on the aluminum...be careful.
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