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Old 20th May 2006
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How do i suck the seafoam into a 94 2.3L Turbo engine......not the air intake right so where are these vaccuum lines from the throttle body???? any pics would be great

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I belivbe any vac line going as close to the TB as posible would be the best. I will get my dig. camera out this weekend for ya.
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hey thanks id really appreciate that
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ok well i can deal with that but i need a pic to show where to suck it in from.....i went to napa and the guy(friend of my dads) was like this is the one most likely so when i got home and loosened it turned it on and fvcking antifreeze got all over my engine and started smokeing definetly not a vac line!!!!! anyway so i need a pic from someone who knows saab plz help me out quickly
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Thanks for reminding me how much fun Seafoam is, best part was it kept smoking under boost for the next few miles. Bottle of Seafoam will clean the carbon out, but apparently so will ATF or water.

If you are uncertain what a vacum line is, I suggest you get some help from a friend to apply Seafoam.
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i like to do most of the things myself...got a pic and just point out what hose plz....or ill stop by walter bennet, my saab guy

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Exclamation Vac line for PVC

this the is the vac hose you should use. The vac hoses on the intake manifold are ONLY SMALL!


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really i thought my mechanic said that was the idler vaccuum line to prevent the engine from idleing rought while not moving??
ill go try it
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hey all,
please excuse my squirrely ignorance, but which seafoam? their injector cleaner i assume?.. aslo, how much, and how do you apply it, drop by drop or what? Also, how effective is it? i've heard of steaming engines before etc. etc, but just good for general smooth running? or any thing more?

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well i just did it, i was told 1/3 in gas, 1/3 in oil, and 1/3 into the vaccuum line....it worked well and the smoke was cool, really cool, but it was already kinda dark, although i think im gonna run another 1/3 of a can through before i change my oil again......thanx for that pic mat helped out alot

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The vac line I showed you is for the vacuum pull for the PCV valve. That is what it is attached too. No disrespect but I think you need to find a SAAB independant mech. to help you. The vac line to the TOP of the TB is the one he speaks of.


You will want to change the oil SOON after puting Seafoam in there, it is a STRONG detergent. If you put anymore in suck it into the intake.
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please excuse my squirrely ignorance, but which seafoam? their injector cleaner i assume?.. aslo, how much, and how do you apply it, drop by drop or what? Also, how effective is it? i've heard of steaming engines before etc. etc, but just good for general smooth running? or any thing more?

thanks and sorry for the scatter-brained post, i'm kinda tired ..
It is from Minnasota where it was used to store outboard motors for the season. You can get it from most Autoparts store it is a UPPER ENGINE cleaner. You put a the Seafoam in a container and up to vacuum line in the Seafoam and it sucks it in and cleans the upper engine and intake.

Check this web page out http://www.seafoamsales.com/
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I Seafoamed my Aero this afternoon.

The best part was the mile-long smokescreen I left down the highway.
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I Seafoamed my Aero this afternoon.

The best part was the mile-long smokescreen I left down the highway.
Cops would pull you over for that here...
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Not really...and it was rather fun going to boost and watching the traffic behind disappear into a white cloud. Probably not something that can be done too often though...

Just got back from a long week driving in South Africa, many of the drivers there on the M1 seem to also make regular use of smokescreens to hide there exact location (enhanced at night by also running w/o tail lights).
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I got pulled over once for driving a car with a failing headgasket which looked pretty similar

Mind you, I was in Hampshire, and Hants police are a bit like that.
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he is a saab only mechanic...too be fair i just asked him to come out and take a quick look, he does get flustered very easily or maybe he didnt feel like explaining it to me....who knows
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and to short lid itd was meant o be mate, mat would be matt with (2) "t"s
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