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1992-1999 Series I L27 (1992-1994 SE,SLE, SSE) & Series II L36 (1995-1999 SE, SSE, SLE) and common problems for the Series I and II L67 (all supercharged models 92-99) Including Olds 88's, Olds LSS's and Buick Lesabres Please use General Chat for non-mechanical issues, and Performance and Brainstorming for improvements.

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Old 08-07-2005, 06:15 PM   #31
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Starting fluid makes for excellent cleaner since it'* virtually pure alcohol... And it'* cheaper than most any other cleaner you'd find.

Not sure if you found the by-pass elbow yet, but you can get a new GM one for under $7.00 at the dealer. They keep them stocked since it'* such a popular replacement part.
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Will do! I going to get some starting fluid/carb cleaner and at least get everything clean before nightfall. Thanks for the help more pics to come.
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What is that motor for BTW?
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Nate..that'* the intake upside down.

That looks pretty ugly. Instead of starter fluid I'd use brake clean. It disolves nearly everything and it should work good.
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Nate..that'* the intake upside down.
No ****?? Realy?!?!
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Now that was sarcasim
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Maybe he means what kinda car the motor goes into?

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Okay, I've started cleaning and figured I might as well clean the tb as well. How do I get the maf off with breaking it? I'm going to try to do as much as I can while everything is out.

Hey Bill, can I spray brake cleaner to clean the engine before putting the lower back in?
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Ya it will just evaporate eventually
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The cleaner might evaporate but you don't want to do that. YOu might loosen something up or clog a return hole and that would be bad. Wipe with a rag and maybe shop vac anything loose out.
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