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how well does intake need cleaned???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by solowookie, Feb 15, 2002.

  1. solowookie

    solowookie 1/2 ton status

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    ok guys...

    do I need to have my intake hot tanked? I took it up to the car wash with some engine degreaser, and although the top looks good in inside passages still seem bo be lacking quite a bit.

    what is the best way to clean this?

    <font color=blue> Jeff - may the force be with you</font color=blue>
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  2. BorregoK5

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    You should clean in out of any contaminant which could break free and migrate through your motor, especially the fuel passages. Cleaning the exhaust cross over is good house keeping as well as the water passages.

    I started with nothing and I still have most of that left! - <a target="_blank" href=http://community.webshots.com/user/borregok5> Pictures</a>
     
  3. solowookie

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    I took it to the car wash, and ran high pressured water through every hole... is this enough?

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  4. Seventy4Blazer

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    i would take a dremal to it with a wire brush atleast. get as much as you can out of there. honestly, in my humble world i would have it hot tanked.
    just me though.
    Grant

    1974 Chevy Blazer Cheyanne. but it is on 33's now, with saggy old springs. i am in Yuma Arizona if ya got any parts for me.
     
  5. solowookie

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    well I wondering if I should still have it hot tanked. I may take it over and have them dump it in.

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