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Old 05-31-2005, 01:36 PM   #11
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what did you use to clean the TB, jr?


Look in the pic to the right and you'll see my grey can, Valvoline Throttle body and intake cleaner... and an old toothbrush...<--- They are great for just this reason...

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Whats the benefit of cleaning the TB? I know it'* suppose to help restore performance.. I"ve done it twice on 2 different cars and notice no difference.. I"m thinkin.. k.. it might cause a bit of turbulance from the uneven surface.. and it might reduce the ID a tad cause of the gunk.. but I never noticed a difference with my 2 other cars.. anyone notice a good thing bout it?
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Whats the benefit of cleaning the TB? I know it'* suppose to help restore performance.. I"ve done it twice on 2 different cars and notice no difference.. I"m thinkin.. k.. it might cause a bit of turbulance from the uneven surface.. and it might reduce the ID a tad cause of the gunk.. but I never noticed a difference with my 2 other cars.. anyone notice a good thing bout it?
Smoothed out my idle and killed off that hideious intake hiss...

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I noticed that my car ran smoother at idle and in throttle. But mine was pretty clean to begin with.
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If your TB is dirty enough you will notice the pedal sticks when you first touch it. This can cause quite a stir if you have to hit the pedal hard to get it unstuck each time. (Try this in rush hour)

A good cleaning every so often will keep you from needing to do this.

Another way to clean out the TB..(quickie) is to leave the engine off..open butterfly and spray a can or two into it. The excess will run back out. Then start the car using typical flooded procedures. Warning: like others have already stated...can foul plugs.

Rev'er up a few good times to clean off the plugs.
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my gasket looked find so i reused it. if i see any leaking all change it out.
but i cleaned my just for the reason that my pedal was sticking and the noise (which it still makes its just not as loud and doesnt last as long)
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