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Old 05-20-2014, 12:25 PM   #1
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Talking Looking for a Person with a Smoke Machine to help test my car in the Los Angeles area

I have a few vacuum leaks that were confirmed from a mechanic shop with a smoke test. I am fixing the seals and parts that were the cause of these vacuum leaks but after I fix this I would like to test the car again just to double check but I do not wish to fork over another 80-135 for "an hour labor" according to the mechanic shop. If anyone has a DIY smoke test machine around the LAX/Inglewood area in CA I would appreciate it if you could let me use your machine (Not free of course but if possible I would appreciate it )
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Use a cigar.

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Old 05-20-2014, 12:30 PM   #3
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LOL so I just blow the smoke into my upper intake boot or what?
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Don't forget to change the air distribution manifold O-rings. Mine were very crusty and worn when I changed mine out.

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LOL so I just blow the smoke into my upper intake boot or what?
Exactly! It honestly works. And hey, if it doesn't, the worst case is that you get to smoke a cigar
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Don't forget to change the air distribution manifold O-rings. Mine were very crusty and worn when I changed mine out.

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Where do these go exactly? I'm fairly new to these cars?
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Exactly! It honestly works. And hey, if it doesn't, the worst case is that you get to smoke a cigar
That's awesome, although I hate cigars this will be fun
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They go on the intake manifold. I also changed injector seals and throttle body seal and manifold gasket.

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They go on the intake manifold. I also changed injector seals and throttle body seal and manifold gasket.

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awesome thanks! I will get around to these sometime this month.
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Bump

Looking for a smoke test closer to LAX airport. I would go to HB but just looking for a closer place I have time all day tomorrow!
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I am also looking to get a smoke test done on my e46 but located closer in the inland empire area.
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