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Old 11-12-2007, 06:51 AM   #11
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No you cant- you can get seafoam form pepboys or whatever, but the CCC is way better- well worth the 30 minute drive.
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Old 11-12-2007, 07:12 AM   #12
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ok ill make that trip some time this weekend and ill letu kno how it worked
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Old 11-13-2007, 04:16 PM   #13
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I could not believe my eyes the first time I saw this, but I've since seen it work very effectively multiple times without adverse effects. An old timer showed me this. Crank up the engine and let it smooth out a little. Expose the carb and manually open her up to 3000-3500 and slowly pour about a quart of cool water into the carb- while it's running- and it will waste a goodly amount of the carbon gunking up the works. It'll sound like it's under water when you do this. I agree with others that carbon is likely not causing your smoking, but it certainly can reduce your airflow. I've not seen a negative result yet.
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