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Old 14th September 2021, 19:04   #1
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Angry 75 diesel inlet manifold

Has anyone got any idea how to remove the clag in the inlet manifold that it reducing the size of the manifold tubes by about 25%. I have tried soaking in warm, soapy water overnight but with little or no success.
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Old 14th September 2021, 19:33   #2
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Chuck it on a bonfire and leave it there for several hours?

Hydrochloric acid drain cleaner maybe?
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Old 14th September 2021, 19:42   #3
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Oven cleaner. Soak over night.--Might need two goes.---
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Artic has done a how to somewhere on here...
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Has anyone got any idea how to remove the clag in the inlet manifold that it reducing the size of the manifold tubes by about 25%. I have tried soaking in warm, soapy water overnight but with little or no success.

Hi Chris.

Click the link and have a read.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/for...d.php?t=104653
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Hi Chris.

Click the link and have a read.

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/for...d.php?t=104653



What he said ^ but have plenty of rags and hand cleaner to hand 'cause it's a bit of a messy process.


Whilst you're at it give the EGR valve the same treatment, or blank it, Arctic has a good ' How to '.


Neither will turn it into a racehorse, but the improved smoothness and pickup qualities are quite noticeable.
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Mr Muscle spray oven cleaner is very good.
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It is a nice drive from Flint to our next meet on October 3rd at Wolverhampton. Why not drop Artic (Steve) a message and ask if he will exchange the manifold and egr for you at the meet. Does not take long , and much cleaner and easier than attempting to do it yourself. It’s a filthy job.
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Failing that I have a spare so that you can use your car while cleaning yours? (Or vice versa)


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