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08-15-2007, 06:01 AM
how to go about cleaning out my intake manifold. The head for my 5sFe is at the machine shop and looking around I've got a few things that need cleaned up. One of which is the bottom of the intake manifold. I was thinkin of getting a huge round wire brush or something and spraying some engine degreaser on that. Would that work or is there a better way?

08-15-2007, 04:12 PM

08-15-2007, 04:25 PM
do a barrel roll!

08-15-2007, 05:20 PM
No whoring outside of OT f00!

Wire brush with engine degreaser would work pretty good. An SOS pad and or a brillo pad would work pretty good too.

You cant really hurt it, so just try a few things and see what works the best and post results.

08-15-2007, 05:47 PM
dremel with a 5sfe attachment? :dunno:

08-16-2007, 05:07 AM
Ok. Yeah, will post back on that later. Just wanted to see if anyone had done this before and if so what they did and what the results were.

08-16-2007, 04:01 PM
what i did while rebuilding my motor was to get the 5 gallon bucket of Barrons Degreaser. And then i would submerge the parts in there. Worked great! That other cleaning solvent(water) they sell isn't worth a dime (castro i believe).

08-17-2007, 09:51 AM
Ok, so basically what I did was I bought a refridgerator coil cleaner brush. Brush is about a foot long with a 2 foot handle. The inside of the brush is a wire thingey that bends. The diameter of the brush is just about perfect for it. So I sprayed some gunk engine brite through the top and up in the bottom and just brushed the crap out of everything. Worked pretty well. Then I just got some of them blue paper shop towels and soaked up all the crap. It would have worked better to dunk them in the barrons but I already had the engine brite and this way was a little cheaper. So there ya go.

08-17-2007, 02:13 PM
Did you get PICS???? :squint:

08-17-2007, 04:20 PM
Lol. On tuesday I can post "After" pics. Lol!

08-18-2007, 11:29 AM
Good enough. ;p