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What are some Seafoam Alternatives

I read this procedure for using Sea Foam ( also listed on their website ) to clean the intake manifold, injectors and crankcase. I think this would be useful for my vehicle, however Sea Foam isn't ...
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How do variable-length intake manifolds work?

I have heard many vehicle manufacturers have been using this to improve power and torque figures. They do this by altering the length of the manifold, I am hoping for better diagrammatic explanation.
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How does intake manifold runner length effect the power curve of a car?

Recently I learned that a number of things such as the cam profile, compression ratio and the intake manifold runner length and volume can all effect the power curve of the engine. Here is an ...
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Best way to remove broken bolt from intake manifold (broke nearly flush)?

While trying to remove the intake manifold from an old Ford 302 one of the bolt snapped off. As you can see below it is just about flush with the manifold (just below. What's the best way to get ...
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Yamaha R1 intake tract configuration

Interesting Configuration The Yamaha R1 has a very strange intake design. Notice the intake horns in the image below. They sit above the throttle bodies and are not attached directly to them ...
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What is this part of my Carburetor ? And what does it do?

My car is a 1987 Toyota Tercel DX Wagon 1452cc 2bl manual driven car. Carburetor of it is a Aisan 14120 Two Barrel carburetor. I have removed the carburetor of my car for repair. I know all the ...