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Old 01-16-2013, 04:27 PM   #18
Rudy540
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Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Orange county
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My Ride: E46
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Originally Posted by Zack01GC View Post
After being a detailer at a BMW dealership for longer than I'd like to admit, it is fairly safe to rinse a motor. I've never had an issue with mine or any of the hundreds I've done at the dealership, using the same process time and again.

-Cover engine with water-based degreaser/APC (I like Ardex Green Stuff Plus)
-Let sit 5 minutes, but do not let dry
-Rinse with a hose with a nozzle, generously.
-Dry with compressed air via blow gun
-Apply dressing of choice.

Here are the results of that process on my 112k mile 330ci.
I wish my engine stayed that clean, but unfortunately none of ours do, do you recommend covering anything?
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