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Unread 01-25-2010, 11:56 PM   #1
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Hey everyone, haven't posted here in awhile. But to give you a quick update I got my first car over the holidays.

1993 Camaro V6 o.O

What's done to it (so far ):
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Trans-Am leather seats
Leather Door panels (from a z/28)
Centerline Drag stars
Drilled+Slotted Rotors
Gabrial Shocks
Vogtland Lowering Springs
Re-Painted 2 years ago











Seafoaming it after 197k Miles :

Bought for 2500
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Unread 01-26-2010, 12:06 AM   #2
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looks like you're burning oil there at the end

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I think it was just the remaining seafoam in the system. After I did the seafoaming, I promptly changed the oil and it has been running strong.
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Just outta curiosity, what did you do to seafoam it? Usually i've heard of you just dumping the stuff in the tank but looks like you were running it straight there...
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Just outta curiosity, what did you do to seafoam it? Usually i've heard of you just dumping the stuff in the tank but looks like you were running it straight there...
usually you're supposed to pour it in the brake booster line, turn the car off to let it soak in, then turn it on and rev it.

When i did it last someone called the fire department lol

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Actually there are a number of things you are supposed to do.

1. Pour 1/3 of the bottle in either the throttle body, carb, or one of the main vaccum lines while keeping the car at a high idle.

2. Pour enough in the throttle body/carb to kill the engine.

3. Pour 1/3 in the oil crank case.

4. Pour the remainder into the fuel tank.

5. Let it sit for 5 minutes then start the vehicle.

6. Drive around till the Seafoam is out of the car.

Nice car though, I would personally swap those exhaust tips out for something a little less gawdy. Also, be careful with those brake rotors bud. I am hoping the car came with those on it. Otherwise take them back and get some slotted rotors, the only thing the drilled holes help with is causing hairline fractures in the rotor which can lead to your rotor shattering and sending bits flying in every direction, sometimes right up into the cab.

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I did it 1/3 in the crank case, 1/3 in the brake booster line, and the rest in the tank. I am planning on getting some headers and nicer exhaust, cause mine don't really look right.
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Brake booster line? You mean... vaccum line... right?

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Brake booster line? You mean... vaccum line... right?
The vacuum line going to the brake booster..lol

Socom, personally i think those rims look horrible.
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glad it wasn't just me. they belong on a strip car.
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