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post #1 of 10 Old Mar 23rd, 2006, 10:34 am Thread Starter
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fuel injector cleaning

any body know if i can add fuel injector cleaner to LT's gas tank? it may got more gas mileage after clean up.
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post #2 of 10 Old Mar 23rd, 2006, 10:43 am
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Originally Posted by jac
any body know if i can add fuel injector cleaner to LT's gas tank? it may got more gas mileage after clean up.
Yes. Always a good idea to occasionally do that for any fuel injected engine.

Use about half a bottle to a full tank. I did that about every 30,000 miles or so. (that was annually for me).

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post #3 of 10 Old Mar 23rd, 2006, 4:13 pm
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Just ran some BG 44K through my '02. "Seems" to run smoother. After some additional mileage I should be able to tell if it did any real good.

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post #4 of 10 Old Mar 25th, 2006, 10:56 pm
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Toyota in Australia sell some very groovy fuel injection cleaner.
just be warned that if you fill yer tank with the stuff you go for a *LONG* ride and burn as much of the fuel in the tank as possible up and refuel.
i have heard some nasty stories of injection cleaner doing damage to fuel lines/systems after prolonged periods of sitting still.
works well in all sorts of fuel injected engines
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post #6 of 10 Old Mar 26th, 2006, 7:14 am
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Not especialy to increase fuel mileage but to keep the LT running good.
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post #7 of 10 Old Mar 26th, 2006, 7:36 am
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Lucas Fuel treatment

Dave Dragon tried this out and recomended it a while back. I gave it a try and I think it is worthwhile occasionally as well.......

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post #8 of 10 Old Mar 26th, 2006, 9:23 am
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In the auto industry there are several proven injector cleaners. Of course the BG 44k is one of them. Also the Justice Brothers (JB) professional injector cleaner, 3M black label fuel system cleaner. Wynns also makes one but it is hard to find it retail. These are used by many of the shops and work great for cleaning the deposits from the injector tips and valves. If you pay $2-$3 a bottle you will get little results IMHO.

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post #10 of 10 Old Mar 27th, 2006, 8:18 am
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I have had excellent results with the Lucas product and Red Line SI-1 synthetic fuel injector cleaner, made by the same company that makes Red Line synthetic oil.

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