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Old 10-30-2006, 06:11 PM
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hi,

For 1994 Honda Accord EX, with 189K miles on it, what kind of fuel additives can I use for better performance?

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Old 10-30-2006, 06:22 PM
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I don't know that much of anything will give you better performance per say but you could try octane booster.... I highly doubt you'll notice a difference with just that but you could also get Nitrous and that's a fuel additive system that would increase your performance
 
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Old 10-31-2006, 04:07 PM
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What about adding some some fuel injector cleaners and any such stuff? Does it really work? Coz I heard that such things screw up the engine and certain vital parts/ I guess, what I want to know is what kinda such products are safe and tes effective?

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Old 10-31-2006, 04:43 PM
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Chevron Techron works well and is safe providing you don't overdose.
 
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Old 10-31-2006, 04:57 PM
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stick with name brand stuff like Chevron and you should be fine, just pay attention to the limits the bottle says.... just like RTexasF said no problems as long as you don't overdo it
 
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sea foam is an excellent product for cleaning intakes and carbon deposits along as fuel injectors
 
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Old 11-02-2006, 12:18 PM
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I read about the methods to use seam foam in General Tech Help area, but seemed like the instructions were not clear enough. Can anyone give step-by-step instructions once again? Also, is it true that a paste of baking soda + water, when applied to the rusted area takes the rust away? How long should u leave the paste on the rusted area and how do u take it off atfer the job is done? Can I apply it to the battery terminals as well?

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Old 11-02-2006, 01:46 PM
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I've never heard of it removing rust but it will clean the crud off of the positive battery terminal.
 
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Old 11-02-2006, 08:44 PM
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I seafoam my motors by feeding approx 1/3 of the bottle through the brake vac line with the engine running. After the motor sucks the sea foam in, it will probably be ready to quit. If it died before you got to get all (1/3 of the bottle) of the fluid in, have someone start it while you help feed the rest of the fluid in. Then I usually let the motor sit for 5 minutes or so. Then, come back and start it up. Don't use the gas pedal. The engine may be hard to start, but that's ok. Once it gets running just let it idle for 10 minutes or so. There will be a ton of smoke, and that's totally normal. After letting it idle, you may want to drive around the block a few times to make sure any excess sea foam is out of the engine.

as for the rest of the bottle, I put the other 1/3 in the crankcase the rest in the fuel tank. You don't need to do anything special there.

And don't foget to put that brake vac line back on!!
 
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Old 11-02-2006, 08:49 PM
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don't put the baking soda/water IN your battery though.... despite what one of my family members thought when he was younger adding baking soda to a battery instead of distilled water doesn't work... *LOL*
 

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