Topklasse Discussion Board  
Home Forum Legal/Privacy Media/Picture Gallery Websites and Links Technical

Go Back   Topklasse Discussion Board > THE CRAFTSMAN - TECHNICAL DEPARTMENT > EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS

EXTERIORS & BODY REPAIRS Bring your beloved back to its former glory - or just polish the chrome some more!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1  
Old 20th February 2013, 09:15 PM
Oversize's Avatar
Oversize Oversize is offline
Aristocrat
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 4,754
Default The vacuum cleaner is your friend

Today I got out one of my industrial vacuum cleaners and attacked Moby and Arrow; OMG the crap that came out! I'd even steam cleaned Arrow recently....

So some suggestions on where you should focus your attention:

Fuse box (RHS),
Cruise control actuator (underneath),
Suspension front valve (or the same area on non-hydro cars),
Hood hinge cavities,
Areas below the hood hinges,
Brake booster (underneath),
Ballast resistors (below the suspension tank on a 6.9),
Plenum (under the grille at the base of the windscreen - you'll have to remove the wiper arms).

I'd then recommend steam cleaning these areas to make sure they're completely clean and free of debris. Keeping these areas clean and dry will prevent rust making your car a collection of parts, or creating a tragic fire...
__________________
Mark

01 Ford AU 5L (Deep Blue)
88 420L Euro#-P
88 420L#-P
88 420L#2477-P
87 560L#2020 (Dora 2)
87 560L #9987
87 420L#4309-P
87 420L#-P
86 560L#5896-P
79 6.9#5541 (Red Bull)
78 6.9#4248 (Skye)
79 6.9#3686 (Moby Dick)
78 6.9#1776 (Dora 1)
77 450L#7010-P
75 450L#8414 (Gold Nugget)-P
57 Buick 73A (Titanic)
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 21st February 2013, 08:21 AM
260ebenz's Avatar
260ebenz 260ebenz is offline
Noble
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: NSW
Posts: 6,541
Default Re: The vacuum cleaner is your friend

Does a Dyson vacuum cleaner count as an 'Industrial vacuum cleaner'?

I use the Dyson to vacuum the 300SE I get into trouble with the Boss for using the Dyson!


But I tell you the Dyson does a top job.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
vacuum readings sean sherry MERCEDES W107 0 6th December 2012 07:59 AM
Vacuum, door locking bellows AAB MECHANICALS 6 8th April 2010 06:39 AM
Vacuum advance retard question GreaseMonkey MECHANICALS 2 3rd January 2009 09:36 AM
Vacuum Line from RHS Rocker Cover Lukas MERCEDES W116 1 24th August 2008 08:50 PM
WGB gets a coloured friend WGB TALKING TORQUE 5 21st March 2008 07:41 PM


All times are GMT +10. The time now is 02:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.10
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright Topklasse 2017