Cleaning Valve Cover?

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Cleaning Valve Cover?

Postby BlueCrush » Fri Jun 03, 2011 12:38 am

What is available to use to clean the grease and grime off the valve cover. Since I am not using the engine cover anymore, I'd like to make it look halfway decent. Thanks!!

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Postby ramenboy... » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:13 am

i really see no reason for me to help you out, since your beautiful supercharged engine is better than mine and i'm jealous.
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Re: (ramenboy...)

Postby BlueCrush » Fri Jun 03, 2011 3:01 am

LOL! Thanks, Jerome.
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Re: (ramenboy...)

Postby lovemyraffe » Fri Jun 03, 2011 5:34 am

Quote, originally posted by ramenboy... »
i really see no reason for me to help you out, since your beautiful supercharged engine is better than mine and i'm jealous.

+1

DAMN YOU BRIAN!

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Re: (lovemyraffe)

Postby vibenvy » Fri Jun 03, 2011 7:57 am

Engine degreaser followed by some aluminum polish .
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Re: (BlueCrush)

Postby ramenboy... » Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:06 pm

Quote, originally posted by BlueCrush »
LOL! Thanks, Jerome.

Hahahaahaaha anytime, dude

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Re: (lovemyraffe)

Postby BlueCrush » Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:18 pm

Quote, originally posted by lovemyraffe »

+1

DAMN YOU BRIAN!

LOL, Jared!

Quote, originally posted by J_TO_ENVY »
Engine degreaser followed by some aluminum polish .

Perfect! Thanks, Carrie!

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Re: (BlueCrush)

Postby keithvibe » Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:27 pm

Some very fine steelwool would work well too.


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Re: (keithvibe)

Postby vibenvy » Fri Jun 03, 2011 11:51 pm

Quote, originally posted by BlueCrush »
Perfect! Thanks, Carrie!

You're welcome Brian .

Quote, originally posted by keithvibe »
Some very fine steelwool would work well too.

Yes, I would use 000 steel wool with the aluminum polish. Guys on The J-Body Organization website use this method to polish their valve covers. It's time consuming if you want a nice chrome-like shine, but it works very well and is darn near impossible to screw up.
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Re: (J_TO_ENVY)

Postby jkm311 » Sat Jun 04, 2011 1:44 am

Brian was just looking for an excuse to pop the hood and show us all again. Ha!

Steelies to the rescue.

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Re: (keithvibe)

Postby BlueCrush » Sat Jun 04, 2011 2:54 am

Quote, originally posted by keithvibe »
Some very fine steelwool would work well too.

Oooooh, good idea, Keith!

Quote, originally posted by jkm311 »
Brian was just looking for an excuse to pop the hood and show us all again. Ha!

Haha..not this time. That will come later.

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Re: (jkm311)

Postby keithvibe » Sat Jun 04, 2011 3:06 am

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Brian was just looking for an excuse to pop the hood and show us all again. Ha!

He is always flashing people... dude is a perv.


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Re: (keithvibe)

Postby BlueCrush » Sat Jun 04, 2011 11:43 am

Quote, originally posted by keithvibe »

He is always flashing people... dude is a perv.

Hahahahaha...whatever!

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