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Old 07-10-2009, 12:09 AM   #11
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okay well could you link me to a site where i can find copper autolites one or 2 heat ranges colder the n stock??? cuz i am clueless when it comes to shopping for them in stores, because they dont just say 104 or 105'* on them.
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Here you are:
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Also, auto part stores should be able to sell you plugs like the 104s just by you asking for them. No need to specify a car make & model.
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alright thanks man.

Also does anybody know if i can just put the seafoam in the gas tank and oil and not through the vacuum hose?? Would it still help my car out and give me better mileage posssibly?
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Putting Seafoam into your fuel tank is possible, but it'* too expensive. B12 Chemtool additive is similar in smell and packaging but only costs $3.49 and is exclusively for the fuel. Oil additives I don't like at all because you expect with them that you're cleaning out the engine. You should have your engine stay clean with frequent oil changes.

Make sure that you follow the big stuff in the center of the engine bay. Any one of the rubber hoses going to the throttle body or supercharger can be disconnected and fed Seafoam. It'* a much better way to go than to burn it up as fuel or let it mess with your oil.
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is it possible to do the seafoam through the vacuum lines with only one person? because i always hear of having 2 people, 1 person reving the engine while the other feeds teh tube and has itsuckup the seafoam.
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Find the throttle body bracket and look for the piece of metal that'* pulled by two metal wires. While the car is off, jiggle stuff with your hand until you find the mechanism that opens & closes your throttle body. Then, start the car. Walk to the engine bay and unhook a vacuum tube and use your hand on the throttle body to rev the engine just so slightly so it doesn't die. Practice makes perfect. Pour the Seafoam into a bowl, stick in the vacuum tube, and rev the engine with the other hand.
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where exaclty is the throttle body and what does it look like?
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You've got a large black box that holds the air filter. After it goes some accordion-squished black tubing. This leads to the throttle body, which has several black sensors. After that is the supercharger, normally yellowish, and it is pretty freaking big. There are some vacuum lines closer to the throttle body on the supercharger, and you have a vacuum line on the side of the throttle body that faces you as you're looking at it from the front.
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where exaclty is the throttle body and what does it look like?
You can rev the engine yourself. On the firewall side of the throttle body, which is connected directly to you supercharger intake; you'll see a cable connected to a level. Push the lever, the TB will open and the car will rev.
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