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Old 02-11-2009, 05:19 PM   #31
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sounds good
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Old 02-11-2009, 05:22 PM   #32
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Oh cool. So should I spray every screw with wd40?
Well not every screw. This is my method:

Remove engine and radio tray.
Put a good coat of simple green on it. Let sit for 5 minutes. Blow off with compressor.
Put a good coat of wd40 on the whole car. Let sit for 5 minutes then blow off with air compressor.
Put a light coat of Pledge on the chassis and everything else except hinge pins, bearings, etc. Blow off which should take about 10 minutes to get all of it off.

I like to put Pledge on my cars because it prevents dust and it gives it a nice lemon scent!
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Old 02-11-2009, 05:23 PM   #33
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I dont have an air compressor though.
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Old 02-11-2009, 05:24 PM   #34
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I don't either, so what I do is spray it on a brush and then apply it to the car.
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I dont have an air compressor though.
They have bottles of compressed air. You really need compressed air to get all the wd40 out of the crooks and crannies.
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I use simple green auto on all my cars. It rinses off much faster then the regular stuff.
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does anyone know of a decent air compressor to buy?
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Old 02-11-2009, 08:01 PM   #38
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I have the 6 gallon Porter Cable one they sell at Lowes. Its 150psi which is the most important thing to look for. 6 gallons gives me a decent reserve without being too big and bulky. Craftsman and Husky both make compressors that are similar to the one I have so you have some choices.
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So 150 psi is the minimum to get. Also when it says 6 gallons does it mean when you use the 6 gallons of air you have to refill it or something?
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Hopefully we will be installing a 240 volt outlet for our compressor, it's 60 gallons I think, not too portable, lol.
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I just started doing this after someone on here mentioned it, but i remove engine an electronics an toss it in the dish washer, then soak it in wd40. dont have a compressor so i let it air dry an wipe it down real good.
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I have a small airbrush one.. but it seemes to do the trick. May take a little longer to dry it. But its all I have, and works alot better than towels.. lol think it goes to about 80psi Which is low but it does what I want it to do!
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