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top_driver | 02:02 Tue 09th Dec 2014 | Motoring
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Haven't tried it. But I like the old random thoughts.
do you think if you had a build up on cylinders that if you had cold engine and gave it a small flooding (petrol) and let it sit would it soak in and break it away similar to vacuum intake of seafoam or directly pouring seafom into cylinders. Safoam being an engine cleaner before you start thinking I'm going to the beach ha

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I'm from Ireland but I'd he sure the uk has it too here's a link seafoamsales.com

Seafom is quite established from what iv read I used if on my last car it was a very fun job I would explain but a link is the better talker
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Well it would depend on how much build up there is if there is too much and it is thick and it doesn't fire the way it could or should then it needs it otherwise there really isn't any point just waste of money but

If I was to use a treatment I would use the seafom directly into cylinders to remove excess I'm not crazy about the fuel additives
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Actually mechanics over in the uk swear by it also that is where I ordered myne from the uk. Yes it was used for as you said. But it is used as a fuel additive. Through the vacuum line into oil and into cylinders
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If you believe it so. And anyone that says that about something they never heard of is obviously just an so to speak an enthusiast with no real knowledge. Me I'm an enthusiast with mechanical and engineering behind me with a bit of crazy
Top's don't go back to where you were earlier this years, E46, there are makers o the market that you know about, use them, Wynns do some good products & are known, Wheeler Dealers Have a product that the Big Bloke Promotes, go for that otherwise you will [email protected] your car up with an Unknown product.
Seafoam will work like most other decarbonising treatments,however if the engine is very badly affected by deposits then there is no reliable alternative other than a stripdown.If heavy carbon deposits break away from the head and fall into the cylinders they will do damage.You could end up with a clean engine ...with low compression.These treatments are designed to prevent large build ups...not cure them.
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haha twr. guess what.. i have another e46 hahahaha i just couldn't stay away

i know a little about seafoam. but it would be true i wouldn't be an expert with it. but i do know it is petroleum based. i think there wouldn't be any extra risk of breaking off if you are soaking than there would be with other additives. the biggest risk though the best results is with the use of water as it expands and shreds all the build up off. my reasons for doing it will be preventative measures on my cylinders i have a fluffy sort of build up rather than a hard build up it was misfiring on almost all cylinders it ridiculous as to why and only that im creative i would have spent ages finding reason. i do like the clean method of pouring a very small amount direct to cylinders. aprox 25ml of liquid into each so not to do damage.
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