[s-cars] Still on 4 cylinders, some background.

Kent McLean kentmclean at mindspring.com
Fri Dec 23 12:21:39 EST 2005

David wrote:
 > Start car & warm up. Rev to at least 3,000 RPM and pull a
 > SMALL intake vacuum line from whatever device is non-critical
 > (I used the one that goes to the charcoal canister). Shove
 > hose into a bottle of water and watch all the built up crap
 > come pouring out the exhaust.

Be *real* *careful* that you don't suck in too much water.
A hydraulic lock (where water fills the cylinder) is *BAD*
for the engine. Water doesn't compress, so your rods and
crank will bend to accommodate it.  Ka-ching!

Kent McLean
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke

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