Quote Originally Posted by stchman View Post
People don't believe me, but I just spray the engine bay off at the car wash every once in a while with those power nozzles. I don't get too close to sensitive areas.

Been doing this for years.
I do the same thing. I just don't pull the trigger so it is not high pressure. Then after it dries I spray some of the cheap no touch brand tire foam on all of the rubber and plastic parts. It looks cleaner than it would have when it left the dealer.