Product Lookout: 3M Fuel System Tune-Up Kit

Lettin' you clean your engine like a pro—at a beginner price.

rides cars 3M Fuel System Tune-Up Kit cleaning

You probably think of them as the guys who make Scotch tape, but the folks at 3M also quietly make their fair share of car products. (You may be seeing some of their products in future issues of RIDES, but that’s another story…)

Among their stand-out items is a handy little fuel system cleaning kit that lets you keep your engine runnin’ right at a fraction of the cost of having the pros do it. Sounds like a win-win to us. [via 3M]

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Maximum performance means more than just a pristine exterior and an engine that hums at 70mph. It starts under the hood with regular maintenance checks and tune-ups to address the everyday wear that comes from regularly stopping and restarting an engine for quick drives or a daily commute. Here’s how you can skip the middle man and be your car’s own mechanic:

-> 3M Fuel System Tune-Up Kit – A one-kit solution to perform an at-home professional fuel cleaning service – at a third of the cost of the pro service. The kit cleans fuel injectors, intake manifold, intake valves, combustion chambers and throttle plate with the same trusted 3M products used by automotive professionals. Each kit contains Complete Fuel System Cleaner, Do-It-Yourself Intake System Cleaner, Throttle Plate and Carb Cleaner, all from 3M Car Care, and an instructional DVD.