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Old 11-03-2011, 02:33 PM   #1
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FS: Smoke Machines - Smoke Testing - Find your Vacuum Leaks! P0171 P0174 lean on bank

So I just finished making a smoke machine for myself because I had codes P0171 and P0174, and it works great with good smoke output. I've made around 6 of them to sell, so PM me or reply here if you'd like to purchase one. (if they sell out and more people want them, I will make more of them)

I can make it to accept a compressor quick-disconnect or a little bike pump.

Each unit will come with it's own power supply and regulator, which keeps the pressure at a safe rating of < 1/2psi (11" WC). All you need to do is plug the power cord into a normal wall outlet, and hook up your compressor.

Mineral oil is heated to make the smoke - This is safe for our vehicles and will not cause any damage.

Each unit will come with 8ft of tubing. 4ft each of 1/4" and 3/8"

The best way I've found so far to hook the machine up to your intake is to take off your filter and stretch a latex glove around the lip that the filter connects to. Cut a small hole in one of the 'fingers' of the glove and stretch that around your tubing. I will be posting a video of the machine hooked up to my car using this technique.

I am pricing the smoke machines at $100 plus shipping/PP fees.










Smoke Output


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http://smg.photobucket.com/albums/v2...=VIDEO0016.mp4



*thanks to random guy from the internet that I borrowed the idea from (I couldn't find his name anywhere)

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Old 11-15-2011, 02:04 PM   #5
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I can't imagine going through TSA with this in my carry on.
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:14 PM   #6
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I can't imagine going through TSA with this in my carry on.
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LOL... why would anyone in their right mind do such a thing?
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:37 PM   #7
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Wow, i live in lakeland and wouldn't mind stoppin by for a smoke test... How much just to run a test
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Old 11-15-2011, 04:47 PM   #8
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if you wanna just bring some beer, that's cool lol Just let me know when you wanna stop by.
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