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Old 02-16-2005, 09:00 PM   #1
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As the topic says, i have never cleaned a TB on a car never heard of it either but as i understand you should do it on the Bonnies, how do i do it?
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Do it on any car really. I think you got to take it off and hose it down with TB Cleaner. Dont get the Maf sensor wet or anything. You can also do the TB mod if you feel super freaky
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Take off sensors and what not before you spray anything on it.
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What´* TB cleaner, there is a special can for that? Can i use anything else?
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Take it off and remove all the sensors. All of them.

Soak the whole assembly in a coffee can of gasoline. Use a toothbrush or soft bristle brush to lightly scrub away the carbon. You can also work the carbon off with your fingers. That'* what I do. Works very well. Let it soak in the coffee can for an hour or so too to let it loosen up.

Good luck...
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Thanx!!
One of my dream cars is a Firehawk btw, Love the pics of yours
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Thanx!!
One of my dream cars is a Firehawk btw, Love the pics of yours
Thank you! It'* super sweet! I just can't help staring at it sometimes!

Good luck with that throttle body cleaning.
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