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Old 05-15-2003, 04:13 PM   #1
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Whats the Best Engine flush product that I can get locally? I dont want to have to order some amsoil or autorx stuff off the net, I would perfer to just drive to autozone, oreillys or walmart to buy it. Also whats the best fuel system cleaner and transmission cleaner that you can buy in a can? heh I am cheap
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Anything at tol?
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I used to use Gunk Foamy Engine Brite.....but the last time I used the new simple green engine degreaser. Worked GREAT. I followed the directions, and used 2 cans.
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What about stuff for the inside of your engine? For my fuel system I add about 4 oz Marvels Mystery oil to my gas on refueling and havent had any hesitation at all, but dont know if thats what fixed it.
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Oops. Thought you were talkin external.
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I'll be cleaning mine out tommorow granted I find some product. I'll get some before and after pics, I'm sure there'll be a huge difference.
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I recommend going to advance auto and getting some Sea Foam. That stuff works awesome. I put that in my lesabre and it cleaned out so much junk from inside the engine that it was blowing out black smoke for a couple of miles. It works better than anything I have ever used before.
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where did you get the sea foam stuff that you mentioned.
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He said Advanced Auto, but I have never seen one, so I guess I am **** outta luck.
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you can order it online as well if you don't have a store near you.

www.advanceautoparts.com

go to shop online, then go to "chemicals and fluids" on the left navigational bar, "fuel system," "fuel treatment."

The brand is 'hoppy' and the product is called 'seafoam.' it is well worth the price, it works great! along with this I also recommend cleaning out your intake using car cleaner.
Remove the air intake hose from the TB, and also remove the MAF sensor (if you dont' the car cleaner will damage it.) with an assistant, have them start the car for you (if you do it yourself it will keep dying on you) and feather the throttle while spraying the carb cleaner into the engine. The engine will probably hiccup quite a bit and may want to stall. When it does this, stop spraying and it will steady itself back out. Keep doing this. I used an entire can of carb cleaner cleaning out the intake manifold with the engine running and man, there was so much char looking smoke coming out it was unbelivable! You will want to rev the engine through all different RPM ranges as you do this, but don't rev it too high obviously...
I hope this post will be of some use to some people.

while I'm on it, since I've never had a supercharger before.. is the carb cleaner still safe to use on the supercharged engine? I've only done it on my 88 before, and it worked great for it and caused no problems...
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