What do you guys use for carb cleaner?

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  1. PanzerAce

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    Specifically what stuff do you use for putting it in your tank? Thanks.

    (Not actually AM crew, but no other auto crew knows jack about carbs)
     
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    never had a carb'd vehicle... but the only stuff that ever seemed to actually help my older vehicles was seafoam. Take it for what it's worth. I think 99.9% of additives are snake-oil.
     
  3. just run a gas with a high ethanol content (like 10-15%)


    it'll clean shit out and keep it clean
     
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    no E gas in Cali :o
     
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    I find gumout carb cleaner in the big can works as a spray.

    Seafoam or a big can of cleaner to dip parts into is good for a rebuild.

    I think seafoam has a product called deep creep thats a spray, if you need something more heavy duty.
     
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    Seafoam is good for sucking in through the intake to clean the butterfly valves and intake valves (which don't self-clean like exhaust valves do, because they don't get hot enough), but for fuel-system cleaning I prefer Berryman's Chemtool. It's the only stuff I've ever used that I could feel a noticeable improvement in throttle response for longer than one tank of gas.
     
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    ...okay, okay, I know someone somewhere is fixing to call me a fucktard; let's just get it over with.
     
  9. PanzerAce

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    eh, looks like I'll try running some seafoam through my tank. I wouldn't mind taking my carbs apart to clean them, but I have three of them and I'm in the middle of school, and this is my only means of transportation :o
     
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    Im just amazed at your ability to add worthless knowledge that you read on wikipedia to every post to make yourself sound smarter. :mamoru:
     
  11. deusexaethera

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    I didn't read any of that on Wikipedia. I read the usage and ingredients on the back of the can, and I figured out why intake valves get dirty all by mythelf.
     

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