To do this, first I had to assemble the necessary cleaning elements:
|Lacquer thinner, carb cleaner, WD-40, Chem-dip, engine oil, engine brush kit, a bucket and various rags.|
First you hit it with the lacquer thinner. Use a stiff bristle brush and really give it a once over. Then stick the the siphon part of the siphon sprayer in the lacquer thinner (the long blue hose is connected to the air compressor) and spray air/solvent into the nooks and crannies of the engine.
Once you do all that, it's time to get the engine brushes out and clean out all the passages for the oil and water that flow through a healthy engine.
Then it's time to brush the cylinder walls. You're supposed to put lacquer thinner on a rag and wipe down the cylinder, then use the biggest engine brush (you can see a bit of it in the picture above) and keep washing it down with solvent as you brush. Then check the cylinder with a white towel and make sure you don't see any residue left. Mine were pretty dirty/rusty:
Finally my engine block was clean.
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