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#1 Stoney871

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 04:17 AM

Recently noticed that the Terraclean system as shown in Wheeler Dealers is now being advertised on TV.

Edd China is plugging it in a big way and seems very keen on the system.

Apparently it's also available for diesels now.

Has anyone either had the treatment or might be considering it?

I'm not advertising or endorsing it but thought members here may like the look of it, testimonials seem to support the fact that it does wonders with blocked DPF's and borderline MOT emission tests.

 

http://www.terraclean.co.uk/index.html



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Posted 20 March 2013 - 05:17 PM

I have found that a garage 8 miles from me does this service so will be contacting them soon to give it a go and report back as to results.

Watch this space.



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Posted 05 April 2013 - 09:07 PM

Well I've taken the leap and booked my car in for the Terraclean service on Thursday, £85+ VAT.

It will take about an hour including setting up and the run through.

I will post up results/observations/etc. when the jobs done.



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Posted 08 April 2013 - 02:30 PM

Looking forward to the outcome Clive!



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Posted 08 April 2013 - 02:34 PM

So am I. :D
I'll probably get chucked out for taking too many photos and asking bone questions.
Maybe I need to take a dictaphone or a notebook to do a proper interview :P
Maybe if I explain it's for a review on a car forum they'll allow me access all areas and knock off the vat (I wish).

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 12:36 PM

can always say it is for the forum but without cash in hand in a dark alley :P....



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Posted 11 April 2013 - 05:20 PM

Update on the Terraclean process-

Had the service done today and have to say that first impressions are very good.

Driving to the garage was a steady 60 mph returning 42.4 mpg.

 

Booked in to the Garage and the first thing I saw was this-

 

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Car taken into bay and plumbed in to the machine-

 

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Mechanic bypassed the fuel filter and ran diesel directly to the machine (on petrol cars the machine uses it's own fluid) and then to the injectors (the machine has it's own fuel filter).

 

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Machine powered from the car battery and started up with the revs set at 1500rpm-

 

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45 minutes later the machine stops and they reconnect the fuel lines (that's where the fun started, 20 minutes priming the fuel lines to get the beggar to start again.

 

Apparently on diesels the system uses a fuel additive and a ammonia type mix to decarbonise the system.

 

Trip back home at same speed on same road returned 49.9 mpg and around town where I'm usually set at 33.4 mpg I was getting 39.6 mpg.

 

Suffice to say, there is already a noticeable improvement in fuel consumption and, allowing for the placebo effect, I could feel that the engine was running smoother, quieter and moving through the revs better.

Acceleration seems smoother and even allowing for my Bluefin remap felt more powerful.

I'll do a more thorough run about on various road types and driving styles over the next few days and then I can be sure that there are real gains.

According to the mechanics I had a yarn with, they have all done the TerraClean on their cars and in a couple of cases not told their other half's and even they noticed something was different.

 

Pity I already had a Bluefin done as they were offering a package of the Terraclean and a Quantum Tuning remap for £250 (bargain methinks).



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Posted 12 April 2013 - 09:03 AM

On the phone at the moment so will look at those pics later but sounds like it was worth while did you manage to wangle the price or what was the final dent in the wallet?

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 12:51 PM

on the pic of your interior, I cant see if that pole they attached to the steering wheel is just maintaining pressure on the throttle?



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Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:02 PM

Paid full price but they did allow me access to the work bay which is usually staff only.
You're right, the bar is purely a pedal lock.

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:31 PM

waiting to find my nearest to consider it...



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Posted 12 April 2013 - 03:33 PM

Did you go through the terraclean challenge website and use the garage locator?

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 12:14 PM

I just sent my postcode and they came back and told me I have one in sittingbourne. I cant afford it yet, but certainly bearing it in mind...

 

I think you have previously used it bit could be mistaken... if you had to 'compare' the terraclean to a good old tin of BG244, whats your pro's and con's for both?



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Posted 15 April 2013 - 01:08 PM

BG is quick to throw in the tank but in real terms it just cleans the fuel lines and the injectors.
Terraclean cleans and lubricates the fuel pump and then strips crap from there on.
I'm currently keeping a record of my mpg doing the same run at the same speeds and driving conditions and will post up on Thursday.
Put it this way I'm happy.

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 03:45 PM

i wouldnt mind treating my motor to this



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