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Author Subject: how do you clean the air intake manifold
1.6306

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Post #1
hi, does anyone know how to clean the air intake manifold and the part of the engine which the manifold bolts onto need a clean can i spray something like carb cleaner into the engine
Posted 11th Feb 2011 at 23:58
405gti6

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Post #2
I used a high pressure washer stuck it down each pipe on the manifold and blasted away. Was all shiny inside after that LOL. Me myself ended up being covered in oil vapor slagLOL.

Got to disassemble it first though.

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Posted 12th Feb 2011 at 00:41
1.6306

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Post #3
ok, thanks, after thats done do that how long have you got to let it dry for? also the manifold connects to the back of the engine theres 4 holes going into the engine block is there also a way to clean them out or should i leave them alone
Posted 12th Feb 2011 at 04:38
swiftyboi006

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Location: Maidenhead

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Post #4
Leave them theres no real need to and the mani will be dry wen its dry. Jus check it and let it drip dry

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Posted 12th Feb 2011 at 14:25
eddy_gti6

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Post #5
tape the holes up, leave one, fill with petrol then leave it for an hour or 2, turn it over leave again then empty out. nice and clean Big grin

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Posted 12th Feb 2011 at 14:31
swiftyboi006

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Post #6
And expensive when petrol is 100 a gallon :-D

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Posted 12th Feb 2011 at 14:34

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