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Carbon anyone?!

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Old 01-29-2006, 11:39 PM
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I think may engine may be running rich. I noticed the other day black speckles on the rear bumper above the exhaust... A Mate said its prob just carbon and my car is running to rich. Any ideas ?!
 
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Old 01-29-2006, 11:52 PM
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yeah its carbon deposits building up i know my car did it until i got the turbo kit on an there is way less, still some though
 
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Old 01-30-2006, 12:59 AM
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is this a bad thing? what can i do to reduce/stop it?!
 
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Old 01-30-2006, 01:10 AM
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there is stuff at your local autoparts store called seafoam, go ask for it and follow the directions
 
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Old 01-30-2006, 01:40 AM
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will do.... thanks for your help
 
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Old 01-30-2006, 01:57 AM
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np
 
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Old 01-30-2006, 08:42 AM
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there is stuff at your local autoparts store called seafoam, go ask for it and follow the directions
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I used this stuff recently, and was thoroughly impressed with the results. My engine is very low miles for a 99, and looked to be very clean. I was amazed at how much smoke came out the tail pipe after using seafoam. Big thumbs up!
 
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Old 01-30-2006, 09:36 AM
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^ 1+ i did too and got damn good results.
 
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Old 01-30-2006, 02:27 PM
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how much is seafoam?
 
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Old 01-30-2006, 02:45 PM
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Like $6 to $10
 

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