Cleaning the engine bay by Bulldog
It is necessary to clean the engine bay from time to time before doing maintenance on it, especially if you take the vehicle offroad a bit. This prevents dirt from getting into the mechanicals of the engine and also looks better.
I prefer to just get it clean enough rather than risk using abbrasive detergents. I also prefer doing it when the engine is cold. Below is a picture of my cleaning supplies: some Simple Green, paint brushes and a normal hose spray (donít use a pressure washer). Next to it is the dirty engine, it has been a lot dirtier than that before.