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Old 05-15-2009, 07:24 PM
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Dawn dish detergent, won't hurt a thing and will flush all the oil out. Just mix it up real strong with some hot water slosh it around with a brush and rinse it out. Sometimes takes a couple douche's but it works.
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WOW...15 different answers...imagine that
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Old 05-16-2009, 12:41 AM
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Simple green, rinse with deionized water and blow off with leaf blower. No harm or water spotting.

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Old 05-16-2009, 07:07 AM
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Dawn dish soap & hot water. Mix it in a garden sprayer. Use the sprayer to get it into all the nooks and crannies. Let it sit then rinse well, repeat if needed.
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Zep Industrial Purple is the best I have ever tried - from Home Depot. You can mix it 50/50 with hot water, but be sure to use chemical resistant gloves, otherwise it will take your finger nails off. Spray a small section, scrub it and hose it off immeadiately. The bilge will look new by the time you are done.
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