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Old 08-26-2006, 01:30 PM
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couple things to help your car run better

heres a couple things u guys can do to help your car run a little better.

honda/acura recommends a valve adjust every3-4 oil changes

change your oil every 2500-3000 miles

change your transmission fluid atleast once year

if you have vtec i recommend using chevron with techron and pumpin 89 or 91 octane. it has been proven that techron has additives that will clean the corrosion on your valves.

also a good fuel system flush (seamfoam) is recmonded atleast once a year

a coolant flush is recomended every 2 years.

do these couple things and your car will run fine
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seafoam was awsome !!! Aside from destroying the Ozone layer, Killing indigenous wild life its works fucking great !!!
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Originally Posted by FULLRACE
seafoam was awsome !!! Aside from destroying the Ozone layer, Killing indigenous wild life its works fucking great !!!


lol. yeah i need to do this.
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i am soo anal about the trans that i change the trans oil every other time i change the motor oil.
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i need to change my tranny oil soon too. like next week
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is there a valve ajustment DIY?
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i just bought 3 cans of sea foam
based on the instruction they seem to work miracles
i used some to clean out my plugs and shiiiiiit
it works fucking great
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sea foam sounds pretty good...

i was reading the instructions of where to add it tho...2 questions:

1. The oilcrank is just where you put oil into the engine correct?
2. Does anyone know exactly whree to put it into the carburator because they listed the vacuum line and one or two other areas...i have no idea

gas tank is easy enough haha
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i just my tranny rebuilt. this coming up weekend, this is my to do list:

Oil Change
Transmission Cooler
Sea Foam
Fuel Filter Replacement
Custom Cold Air Intake.
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Originally Posted by Palayah8ta
is there a valve ajustment DIY?
I would rather get it done at Honda, but here is a DIY

https://acurazine.com/forums/showthr...lve+adjustment

(search function is a wonderful thing... )
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Originally Posted by bostonroads
sea foam sounds pretty good...

i was reading the instructions of where to add it tho...2 questions:

1. The oilcrank is just where you put oil into the engine correct?
2. Does anyone know exactly whree to put it into the carburator because they listed the vacuum line and one or two other areas...i have no idea

gas tank is easy enough haha
look on your intake manifold........find a vacume line ( theres a couple ) pull it off a line oposite the Intake manifold ( the big silver thingy your CAI or airbox is attached to ) and pour the seafoam into the cap/small cup...then stick the little hose into the cup and watch it suck it down. You can pull any of the vacume lines...doesnt matter as long as its attached to the IM in some way.
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Originally Posted by mixxxwell
heres a couple things u guys can do to help your car run a little better.

honda/acura recommends a valve adjust every3-4 oil changes

change your oil every 2500-3000 miles

change your transmission fluid atleast once year

if you have vtec i recommend using chevron with techron and pumpin 89 or 91 octane. it has been proven that techron has additives that will clean the corrosion on your valves.

also a good fuel system flush (seamfoam) is recmonded atleast once a year

a coolant flush is recomended every 2 years.

do these couple things and your car will run fine
how much do acura dealers charge for a valve adjustment
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anywhere from 100-200 i can have it done for $40
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Originally Posted by mixxxwell
anywhere from 100-200 i can have it done for $40
but the car has to be cooled down before performing it.
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Ok so whats the clearance on the valves anyone know, I have only been able to find the 2nd n 3rd gen specs, I have a first gen CL but i dont know
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