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Old 02-15-2012, 01:56 PM   #1
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Fuel Injector Cleaner

Does anybody know of a good product to clean the injectors? I can't get the engine to start on my Ninja and I suspect the injectors might be clogged or dirty.
   
 
Old 02-15-2012, 02:19 PM   #2
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SeaFoam
   
 
Old 02-15-2012, 03:11 PM   #3
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on seafoam. Great all around product
   
 
Old 02-15-2012, 06:28 PM   #4
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on seafoam. Great all around product
I'm convinced that if ingested it has the potential to cure all mans diseases
   
 
Old 02-15-2012, 06:35 PM   #5
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Seafoam x3.

Dunno bout the ingestion part tho... Lemme know how that works for ya...
   
 
Old 02-16-2012, 02:53 PM   #6
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And the main ingerdient in SeaFoam is........wait for it.......
Toulene!!!!!
Available in most hardware stores.

But I'm not suggesting you pour a can of that into your tank.....
   
 
Old 02-16-2012, 03:03 PM   #7
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worked for F1....
   
 
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I dunno. It should work. Hell, to decarbon a motor you can just mist water down the neck and let it soak in. Ya get the same effect I guess as using the Seafoam. I've never tried it, but the old race car drivers I know laugh when I talk about spending any kind of money on that project so...Prolly not the way to clean your injectors tho...
   
 
Old 02-17-2012, 03:36 AM   #9
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ok, if you don't like seafoam, the lets say Lucas Fuel Injector Cleaner.

I've used that before and it worked well too.
   
 
Old 02-17-2012, 03:45 AM   #10
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And the main ingerdient in SeaFoam is........wait for it.......
Toulene!!!!!
Available in most hardware stores.

But I'm not suggesting you pour a can of that into your tank.....
not quite the main, but its in there.........



Ingredient #............................ 01
Ingredient Name......................... N-BUTYL ACETATE
Percent................................. 10
Ingredient #............................ 02
Ingredient Name......................... ETHYL 3-ETHOXYPROPIONATE
Percent................................. 15
Ingredient #............................ 03
Ingredient Name......................... ETHYL 3-ETHOXYPROPIONATE
Percent................................. < 5
Ingredient #............................ 04
Ingredient Name......................... ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATE
Percent................................. 45
Ingredient #............................ 05
Ingredient Name......................... MINERAL SPIRITS
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 06
Ingredient Name......................... C8&10 AROMATIC HYDROCARBON
Percent................................. < 5
Ingredient #............................ 07
Ingredient Name......................... DISPERSING AID
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 08
Ingredient Name......................... N-BUTYL ACETATE
Percent................................. < 5
Ingredient #............................ 09
Ingredient Name......................... XYLENE
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 10
Ingredient Name......................... METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE
Percent................................. 35
Ingredient #............................ 11
Ingredient Name......................... ANTI FLOAT AGENT
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 12
Ingredient Name......................... FLOW AGENT
Percent................................. < !
Ingredient #............................ 13
Ingredient Name......................... METHYL ETHYL KETONE
Percent................................. 5
Ingredient #............................ 14
Ingredient Name......................... ANTI MAR AGENT
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 15
Ingredient Name......................... ETHYL BENZENE
Percent................................. < 0.1
Ingredient #............................ 16
Ingredient Name......................... TOLUENE
Percent................................. < 5
Ingredient #............................ 17
Ingredient Name......................... FLOW AGENT
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 18
Ingredient Name......................... DIBUTYLTIN DILAURATE
Percent................................. < 0.1
Ingredient #............................ 19
Ingredient Name......................... 2-4PENTANEDIONE
Percent................................. < 5
   
 
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not quite the main, but its in there.........



Ingredient #............................ 01
Ingredient Name......................... N-BUTYL ACETATE
Percent................................. 10
Ingredient #............................ 02
Ingredient Name......................... ETHYL 3-ETHOXYPROPIONATE
Percent................................. 15
Ingredient #............................ 03
Ingredient Name......................... ETHYL 3-ETHOXYPROPIONATE
Percent................................. < 5
Ingredient #............................ 04
Ingredient Name......................... ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATE
Percent................................. 45
Ingredient #............................ 05
Ingredient Name......................... MINERAL SPIRITS
Percent................................. < 1

Ingredient #............................ 06
Ingredient Name......................... C8&10 AROMATIC HYDROCARBON
Percent................................. < 5
Ingredient #............................ 07
Ingredient Name......................... DISPERSING AID
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 08
Ingredient Name......................... N-BUTYL ACETATE
Percent................................. < 5
Ingredient #............................ 09
Ingredient Name......................... XYLENE
Percent................................. < 1

Ingredient #............................ 10
Ingredient Name......................... METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE
Percent................................. 35
Ingredient #............................ 11
Ingredient Name......................... ANTI FLOAT AGENT
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 12
Ingredient Name......................... FLOW AGENT
Percent................................. < !
Ingredient #............................ 13
Ingredient Name......................... METHYL ETHYL KETONE
Percent................................. 5

Ingredient #............................ 14
Ingredient Name......................... ANTI MAR AGENT
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 15
Ingredient Name......................... ETHYL BENZENE
Percent................................. < 0.1
Ingredient #............................ 16
Ingredient Name......................... TOLUENE
Percent................................. < 5

Ingredient #............................ 17
Ingredient Name......................... FLOW AGENT
Percent................................. < 1
Ingredient #............................ 18
Ingredient Name......................... DIBUTYLTIN DILAURATE
Percent................................. < 0.1
Ingredient #............................ 19
Ingredient Name......................... 2-4PENTANEDIONE
Percent................................. < 5
Hmmm, so mineral spirits, MEK, and Xylene(bolded) are all in there as well. All products you can find on the shelf in Home Depot...

Interesting that ALIPHATIC ISOCYANATE and the ethyl-3's are the most abundant ingredients. Now, I've got to find out what the hell N-BUTYL ACETATE is. sounds like nail polish remover.
   
 
Old 02-21-2012, 07:02 PM   #12
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I've heard of a product called seafoam?, well I think that's right. Check it out some say it works pretty well, I don't know exactly what's in it, but who cares, its going in an engine and not your body.

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Old 02-21-2012, 08:00 PM   #13
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Have you tried SeaFoam??

On the other hand; look into SeaFoam - Or SeaFoam might work...

I would try SeaFoam, I think...



Sorry Pud, I'm weak...
   
 
Old 02-22-2012, 09:47 AM   #14
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I`ve used Seafoam with killer results...
I`ve also used Berryman`s B-12 CHEMTOOL fuel treatment and inj. cleaner....Real strong shit...Removes moisture in the fuel also...With all the Methanol/ethanol in our fuels now and the way they attract moisture,ya really need some kind of treatment to keep it in check....Lucas is great too and has a topend lube to it also...
   
 
Old 02-22-2012, 10:30 AM   #15
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Have you tried SeaFoam??

On the other hand; look into SeaFoam - Or SeaFoam might work...

I would try SeaFoam, I think...



Sorry Pud, I'm weak...
Some say seafoam is good.
   
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