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Old 05-03-2011, 07:07 PM   #1
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has anyone ever pulled all there injectors out and soaked them in some sort of solution to clean them..if so what did you use
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Curious to see. I have been thinking the same thing.
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Cleaning the injectors from the outside usually does little good because spray pattern is determined more by internal contamination. Rarely are the deposits on the outside. Running a PEA based cleaner (Techron, Gumout Regane) through the fuel system does most of the cleaning the injectors will ever need. If you want to pull the injectors and clean them you could rig up a system such as this, but this kind of cleaning is only really needed if you are having known injector issues.
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Seeing that video is actually what got me to thinking about them in the first place.
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sweet video. In the video is he pressing the carb cleaner and opening to injector simultaneously?
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He's keeping enough in the the syringe to maintain a steady flow while pulsing the injector.
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is the carb cleaner bad for the internals of the injector? like wouldnt it dry them out too much because of the harshness of the chemicals? granted gasoline would have the same effect on a lower level but isnt it bad for it?
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