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    Engine bay

    Is it safe to snow foam my engine bay? I have an open cone filter so i would have to cover that up and cling film alot of electrical bits and bobs.

    Can i mix a degreaser with the snow foam or is it just best to get in there and scrub it clean and hose down gently?
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    Not used snow foam but have used GUNK a couple of times. Sprayed that on using the areosole version and pressure washered it off. Didn't bother covering anything up.

    I would cover the open cone filter though, or remove it and block the pipe.

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    Yes, Yes and Yes.

    TBH, the only thing you will need to cover up is the cone filter. All the relays etc are covered already.
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    OK, ok and ok! . so cover the cone up but what about the coil pack area? would the foam not get in there and run down into the spark plug wells, or am i being suppppper paranoid?
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    oh.......... and recommendations on degreasers to use with snow foam please.
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    Nope, should be ok. Never had that problem with mine.

    look online for a citrus degreaser, or they do citrus snow foam, which has a degreaser in it.
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    Top notch. cheers Gaz
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    GUNK make a liquid versions that your meant to apply by brush. Could mix that with the snow foam?

    Coil pack has seals on it so no water should get in there. Leave the ecotec cover thing on though so your not putting direct pressure onto the coilpack.

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    ^^^^ cheers buckle ^^^^ will look into both
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