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Ragan

Diy valve cleaning

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Hey guys, just cleaned my intake valves today as well as replaced the belt ten's I one r, upper, and lower pulley. I used b12 to soak the valves and got them pretty clean. I'm satisfied with them, but having a little idling and driving issue. Car sputters and is bogging a little bit. Just want to know if this is normal for the first couple miles of the cleaning or maybe perhaps something else went on. I also seafoamed the car and haven't changed the spark plug yet. I already replaced the coils today and will put new plugs in hoping it'll make it better. Just wanted to see if this was normal or not. Have a great day members! 

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You'll get a little sputter but i'd suggest you get the plugs changed out anytime you do a valve cleaning.

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I will do that tomorrow. First time doing a valve cleaning and I'm really happy with the results. A little messy, but spending $50 on a couple bottles and brushes beats $600 at the dealer or Indy shops.

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Do you have any before and after pics?  I've only demo'd one chemical that I thought did a half way decent job so i'm always skeptical of this.

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