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  • 10-18-2010, 07:55 PM
    jimlev

    OK, what's your address......j/k






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  • 10-18-2010, 12:55 PM
    nnunez

    Plugs?



    2000 540i Sport in Houston, TX
  • 10-18-2010, 12:47 PM
    calemon

    Re: How about sea foam...it has bubbles.....

    The thing I like about Amsoil Powerfoam is that it can be in contact with all surfaces and left to act without the engine running.

    The usual "Seafoam through the brake booster" thing that a lot of people do doesn't guarantee even application through the IM or even to all cylinders because it's slurping a liquid in through a single port meant simply to be a vacuum tap.

    A true foam (Amsoil or otherwise) will expand to contact all of the major surfaces inside the cylinder or IM and sit there working on the deposits. Or that's the theory anyways.

  • 10-18-2010, 10:46 AM
    nnunez

    How about sea "foam"...it has bubbles.....



    2000 540i Sport in Houston, TX
  • 10-18-2010, 10:45 AM
    nnunez

    Try it on someone's car that you dont like first..



    2000 540i Sport in Houston, TX
  • 10-16-2010, 01:47 PM
    jimlev

    Just read the directions (m)

    It says to avoid contact with hoses but I'd still spray it in thru the hose but replace the hose when done.
  • 10-16-2010, 01:39 PM
    jimlev

    For you I6 guys I'd spray the stuff in here (m)

    Unplug hose #15 from the #14 check valve and spray it in thru this hose, that goes to the front side of the IM which should distribute it pretty even to all cylinders.
    This is from an Jan 97 528i.
    http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...94&hg=11&fg=45
  • 10-16-2010, 01:35 PM
    our cars.....;-0 Eurodavid

    but we would IF we had porcelain somewhere on

  • 10-16-2010, 01:27 PM
    jimlev

    Will probably test it on my lawn tractor first, (m

    then of the Volvo. If it works as advertized I'll use it on the 540.
  • 10-16-2010, 10:29 AM
    540sport

    I've heard of scrubbing bubbles, but ahh, ummm



    If that guy wants you to use them, he can't think very much about your car.
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  • 10-15-2010, 04:18 PM
    fritracer

    It softens and desolves the carbon....

    which is then burned of from the combustion heat; also, the cats run incredibly hot and will burn all "leftovers".Fritracer
    Cincinnati, OH
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  • 10-15-2010, 04:15 PM
    nnunez

    Test it on the go-cart, dont want the Volvo to get



    2000 540i Sport in Houston, TX
  • 10-15-2010, 04:14 PM
    nnunez

    How does this stuff blow out of thru the cats?,,,

    I've always wondered how it is that it finds its way out of suck labyrinth and doesnt find a new home in the exhaust?

    2000 540i Sport in Houston, TX
  • 10-15-2010, 07:51 AM
    calemon

    Re: Look up Amsoil Power Foam - sounds similar

    We have the opposite problem with yard equipment here where the California government seems to have a say in how the entire continent gets treated. All OPE is coming with non-adjustable carbs which run really lean for "California compliance".

    So, needless to say, lots of things don't run properly unless you spend another $100 on a fully adjustable replacement carb (if it is available at all) to strap on to your string trimmer, lawnmower, snowblower, chainsaw, whatever. If you're really lucky you can find one being sold that still has adjustments but it seems rare.

    There's lots of great things about California but Governor Arnold needs to stay out of my garage or send some of his 75F and sunny all year round stuff my way as compensation.
  • 10-15-2010, 07:27 AM
    Eurodavid

    Re: Look up Amsoil Power Foam - sounds similar

    Craig,

    Never thought of removing the throttle body completely off and injecting into the IM. That sounds like a heck of lot better plan. Depending on Jim sees, I may give this stuff a whirl just for the heck of it. I honestly don't think the car needs at all, but you know how it is: it has been months since I have gotten to do ANYTHING to my car, and I want to do something, any little thing, before winter sets in and locks me down.

    I really think this stuff would do wonders for my Honda lawn mower; I swear Honda runs that mixture way too rich......

    Eurodavid
  • 10-15-2010, 07:23 AM
    beast to possibly get harmed! Eurodavid

    Jim, test it on the Volvo first, don't want to the

  • 10-15-2010, 07:16 AM
    jimlev

    Just bought 2 cans, I'll let you know how it works






    "Drive It Like You Stole It, A Sickness for Quickness"
    The Bottle Rocket "King of Spray" 2 Stage Nitrous Oxide
    Dare to be different and stand out among the crowd of me-to-cars!
    No guts, no glory! Tire smoke, not traction control!
    Zionsville all aluminum radiator to replace the 3 leak prone Nissens Radiators!

    NOS Progressive 2 Stage Controller with port injection
    Snow's Performance Methanol/Water Injection
    Dinan downloads, VAC Under Drive Pulleys
    Dinan Carbon Fiber CAI
    Dinan Front Strut Bar
    Electric Cooling Fan w/PWM controller
    NGK Iridium Plugs
    DDE Enhanced Angel Eyes, Smoked Lenses
    Koni FSD's/H&R Springs, BAV Brass Caliper Bushings
    Eisenmann Race Exhaust (from H8-Rain's car)
    ///M5 3.15 LSD
    ///M5 Sway Bars, Front & Rear
    Energy Suspension Polyurethane Sway Bar Bushings
    ///M5 Gauge Cluster Rings ///M5 Lip Spoiler
    ///M5 Mirrors and Switches
    Leather Z weighted shift knob (thanks H8-Rain)
    Rogue “Octane” Short Shift kit w/WSR
    Rogue Tranny Mounts
    StopTech Brake Lines Front & Rear
    Axxis Deluxe Plus pads Front & Rear
    Staggered M Parallel 66, Xenons
    Modified CDV, UGDO
    Euro Storage Tray (thanks Zombywolf)
    Redline in Diff and Tranny
    Passport 8500 X50, Escort ZR3 Laser Jammer
    G-Tech/Competition Pro Data Logger
    Auto Enginuity OBD-II Scan Tool
    25% Tint, X-Pel, LoJack
    PIAA Driving Lights
    BMW CCA Member Boston Chapter
  • 10-14-2010, 10:57 PM
    jimlev

    Water turns to steam to loosen the carbon (m)

    This stuff seems like it would do a better job, here is a link with more info.
    http://www.fbodyonline.com/forum/f65...er-foam-67884/

    http://www.amsoil.com/storefront/apf.aspx

    I'm thinking about using my water/methanol injection setup to do the same thing, should work. I just need to turn the pressure down so it won't spray to much in too fast.
  • 10-14-2010, 06:27 PM
    Craig in Canada

    ..but only in the CCs you can get it to, not IM

  • 10-14-2010, 06:27 PM
    Craig in Canada

    Plain water works too...(M)

    google "water decarbonization"
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