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Old 10-10-2007, 04:53 PM   #1
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Has anyone ever heard of this? When I worked at a service station at the age of 17 a mechanic did this on every tune up and swore by it. The customers would watch as he poured water down the carb while reving up the engine and a cloud of smoke would come out the exhaust. The engine would run smoother after doing this procedure but I've never seen it done again. Mind you they were carburated , not fuel injected cars that he tried it on.



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Yep, heard of it, never tried it. It was years ago on carbs, as you said.
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i know some of the saturn guys do it to steam clean the engine internally, supposedly it works very well
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Yeah...this is basically the same as seafoam just cheaper and alot less effective. Do be aware, that its also a damn good way to hydrolock an engine if you do it too fast, and if you do that, HAH, you be screwed.

seafoam is better, through a vaccuum line...slowly.
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