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    Has abody had this done to their car?

    I saw it on wheeler dealers the other night and looked into it and there is a merc garage around the corner from me that does it.

    Looks like it could be worth a go on my CDTI as its getting a bit coked up

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    I had a bad experience with it mate so wouldn't recommend it, but it's upto you

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    im not all too convinced about either my thoughts was if a was gonna do this id want to do it on a regular basis from new as im with theory that the valves make a seat out the build up of carbon but i dont know ive heard many of stories of people flushing engines then they sound like theres a spanner in the works then blow up a few days later, but on the other hand as stated in the above thread link this technology has been beieng used widely in canada for over 7 yearsand is now being bought up by uk garages costing them a substansual amount to outlay so there must be something in it or they got really good salesman, i just dont know m8

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shogun View Post
    I had a bad experience with it mate so wouldn't recommend it, but it's upto you
    what happened

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shogun View Post
    I had a bad experience with it mate so wouldn't recommend it, but it's upto you


    Quote Originally Posted by stret View Post
    what happened
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    I used this method after seeing it on wheeler dealers..nothing bad to say at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nikroc View Post
    I used this method after seeing it on wheeler dealers..nothing bad to say at all.
    Anything good though? Or is it just snake oil?

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    I was able to see physical results of the process via the pre and post emission tests. Cleaned up emissions. The car felt smoother and more responsive. I

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    Leave well alone !

    one of my customers had this done, the car died during it being done, then it had a new fuel pump, high pressure fuel rail and all 5 injetctors rebuilt, at the moment he's taking them to court to claim back costs.

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