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Hey all...I got a 99 Ody recently ...142.k some Old Man just drove this around town...I found the motor Sluggish and not Very strong for A 3.5...While at Can.Tire i saw this tune-up in a can and Wow!...Am I Impressed!
Took the clip off the Vacuum hose to Brake Booster and connect the Nozzle From Can...with engine running and revving, spray the Can into the Engine...Saw White Smoke, Reved and Sprayed until the can is Empty, Cleaned The Valves and Head ....BIG BIG Difference!
I feel the Power! The Engine Runs Smoother, Quiet....And Should Get Better gas Mileage.....For $11.00, I Feel I got A Complete Tune-up........
 

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It's basically seafoam and shouldn't be considered a replacement for a real tuneup.
 

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Of Course...When any Vacuum Hose is Remove/Loose engine will Sputter.........Otherwise You've Problems..........
 

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I got This Brand At Canadian Tire...If you are In Canada...I do Intend To Apply a 2nd Can In a couple of days...
PS...Park close to a wall or something and see what the tail pipe spits out!
 

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Might be worth a try...

Something else you might wish to consider, T.O. city, is that to a certain degree, these buses have an "adaptive learning" capability in the computer, especially noticeable with transmission shift points. The first time I noticed this was after my wife had the van for a day. She drives MUCH more aggressively than I do and I thought for sure I had a dead tranny! It shifted funny and such, until it got "used" to me driving it again and relearned.

When you do go to do a tuneup on it, I would recommend AGAINST using aftermarket NGK plugs, or any others-use ONLY Honda Genuine. I used NGK's from my local NAPA auto parts and LOST 5 MPG+ right off the bat. Even considering I was replacing worn out originals with 220, 000+ kms.:( I'll be replacing these with REAL Honda plugs as soon as finances permit.

Might like to try some sort of chemical flush, though-most of my driving is in-city.

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Shea:)
 

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No problem torontocity! I haven't been coming around here much lately, think I'm going to have to start "hanging around" more again.;)

Regards,
Shea:)
 

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tune up in a can

Hey Torontocity I live in the us and I would like to try this product can you PM me so we can maybe get some cans for me ?
 

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Re: tune up in a can

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Hey Torontocity I live in the us and I would like to try this product can you PM me so we can maybe get some cans for me ?
I don't know if torontocity has had a chance to PM you yet...

As posted earlier in the thread, I believe this product is likely the same as Seafoam "upper engine cleaner." Basically just a combustion chamber and intake manifold cleaner... The product torontocity used is available here in Canada at Canadian Tire and is most likely just Seafoam or some other similar product branded with the "Motomaster" product logo...just a house brand in other words.

You might likely be able to pick up a similar product at your local "Pep Boys" or "Auto Zone" or some other similar retailer.

Hope this helps. Have a great New Year!:)

Regards,
Shea:)
 

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SheaLaking1 thank you for the info i will buy that and try it.thanks and Happy New Year to my Canadian friends from the USA.
 

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You might want to try the TC-W3 additive -
See the, "Easy/cheap way to get better fuel mileage"

Clean while you drive and keep it clean, and, not to mention probable improved fuel mileage.

I also believe in Seafoam and use it.
 

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Hey all...I got a 99 Ody recently ...142.k some Old Man just drove this around town...I found the motor Sluggish and not Very strong for A 3.5...While at Can.Tire i saw this tune-up in a can and Wow!...Am I Impressed!
Took the clip off the Vacuum hose to Brake Booster and connect the Nozzle From Can...with engine running and revving, spray the Can into the Engine...Saw White Smoke, Reved and Sprayed until the can is Empty, Cleaned The Valves and Head ....BIG BIG Difference!
I feel the Power! The Engine Runs Smoother, Quiet....And Should Get Better gas Mileage.....For $11.00, I Feel I got A Complete Tune-up........
TorontoCity, Did you stop the engine after the can was emptied to let engine soak it up, or did you just keep revving until smoking stopped?
Sorry I know this threads a bit too old.
 
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