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Plenum clean

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by Stretchomatic, Jul 29, 2006.

  1. Stretchomatic

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    Hey everyone I cleaned the plenum and TB on my VS V6 today, was relatively easy, didn't go in to deep in the guts of the motor, just what i could see, I also found that cleaning the TB is fairly easy to do through the plenum (didn't have to remove tricky throttle cable lol).

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    mate did you notice much difference in the car after cleaning tb?
     
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    after the whole clean i noticed it runs a bit less revs, used to be just under 2000 at 90km/h now its just over 1500 mark, so yeah just a drop in revs...if i cleaned down the intake pipes that go to the injectors or where ever i'm sure it would be even better. seems maybe a little bit smoother.
     
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    sounds worthwhile doing it then.......cheers
     
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    yeah definitely for the hour or so it took, and yeah now that i have asked someone i found out that the intake manifold should be easy to pull off so i can clean in the holes aswell.
     
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    just finished cleaning,i removed tb though,quiet easy to remove.car seems to run a little smoother although no major difference.glad i done know i know its done.i would have liked to also taken off manifold but car runs well and i dont want to disturb it will its going nice.
     
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    true...after another inspection i found that there is a fair amount of stuff to remove to get the manifold off...so i might leave it. how did you get the throttle cable off, ive been to soft to attempt to really force the little clip off. and not removing the TB means i dont have to chance busting a gasket aswell.
     
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    the acc. cable just pops off.its like a ball socket.i use a screwdriver to gently pop it off.it requires i little force. i think the other cable is cruise control that just slides off with a little force,both pretty easy to remove
     
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    what did u clean it with?
     

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