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This is a discussion on Dirty engine bay within the Kia Forte Turbo Detailing forums, part of the Kia Forte Turbo Garage category; Originally Posted by shagger For me its wheels first with Meguiars Hot Wheels and a brush then 5 gallons of mixed Chemical Guys Mr. Pink ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by shagger View Post
    For me its wheels first with Meguiars Hot Wheels and a brush then 5 gallons of mixed Chemical Guys Mr. Pink with two alternating microfiber mitts, doors and engine bay with microfiber cloths, rinse then dry with microfiber cloths.
    Interesting.
    I do door and trunk jambs first, then engine area (mainly just spray, no really washing, maybe some on jambs and plastics), then roof and windows, then side windows/top doors, hood/hatch, lower doors, bumpers, and wheels on the very last.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PLP View Post
    Interesting.
    I do door and trunk jambs first, then engine area (mainly just spray, no really washing, maybe some on jambs and plastics), then roof and windows, then side windows/top doors, hood/hatch, lower doors, bumpers, and wheels on the very last.
    Talk about 'top down'! I don't see anything wrong with either method, I just do wheels first since I am going to spray them clean and don't want to have to re-dry the body panels. As long as you are using the two bucket method it's all good!
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    If you're really nuts you take off the wheel and wash both sides heh. I'm only semi-nuts and just do that when rotating tires.
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    Quote Originally Posted by shagger View Post
    Talk about 'top down'! I don't see anything wrong with either method
    I did not even want to imply such thing.

    As for two buckets and so much attention...

    NOPE. I just wash my car. Since the day I bought it I washed it maybe 3 times, plus one time in a car wash. That is since November 2016.
    Having things to do around the house, having two kids, and wife... not much time to wash the car every month.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nouse4aname View Post
    If you're really nuts you take off the wheel and wash both sides heh. I'm only semi-nuts and just do that when rotating tires.
    woah thats some dedication haha
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