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#31 KennyP ONLINE  

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Posted May 08, 2011 - 05:19 PM

i have started to use it in all vehicles and GT's. Seems to help. Haven't gone as far as Aussiedog, but haven't had the fire dept. show up either. LOL

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Posted May 08, 2011 - 05:44 PM

Where you been hiding all this time? lol Seafoam is good stuff. Better than Lucas treatments by far.

The Lucas fuel is more for fuel injected, for which it is unparalleled. Their oil treatment is also spectacular.
However, for lawn tractors Seafoam is truly the best, a real lifesaver.

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Posted May 13, 2011 - 06:33 AM

I havent used Seafoam, Ive heard it's good stuff........I've used Marvel Mystery Oil in my fuel for 20 yrs. As far as degreasers, has anyone tried Zep Citrus? I get it at Home Depot.......it works great! (and it smells good) LOL

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Posted May 26, 2011 - 09:58 AM

I saw seafoam at the local Canadian Tire the other day. How do you guys use this stuff with a GT. Do you mix it with the gas or spray it in the carb? Would you use the whole can on a single cylinder engine?

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Posted May 26, 2011 - 11:16 AM

JDBrian, here's a link to Seafoam's official company website with their instructions on how to use it and answers to frequently asked questions. The company also has videos on youtube on exactly how to use it.

This is what the company website says regarding its safety:
"For more than 65 years, Sea Foam® has been proven to be safe for use in all engines, both diesel and gasoline, and won’t harm gaskets, seals or other internal components of the engine, fuel system or oil system. Sea Foam® is a pure petroleum blend with no chemical additives. Sea Foam® has been endorsed by numerous engine manufacturers, and is recommended by thousands of professional mechanics and service technicians throughout the U.S. and Canada."

1) Sea Foam | How to Use Sea Foam Motor Treatment

2) Frequently asked Seafoam questions - Gas engines
http://www.seafoamsa...ngine-faqs.html

3) Frequently asked Seafoam questions - Diesel engines
http://www.seafoamsa...ngine-faqs.html

Edited by Aussiedog, May 26, 2011 - 11:29 AM.

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Posted May 26, 2011 - 05:38 PM

Thanks for the info Aussiedog. I read the instructions on the can at the store and they seemed aimed at cars. I'll check out the site.

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Posted May 26, 2011 - 07:53 PM

We use it in all the gas for all engines.(not cars or trucks) Most importantly small engines. Been doing that for about
a year and a half now. No more carb gumming up problems.

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Posted September 01, 2011 - 10:32 AM

I pour it down the carb a little bit at a time until the engine wants to die. Stop, wait, and repeat. I typically use about 1/4 cup total down the carb. Put a little in the gas tank and done. Keeps my carbs clean when used regularly. I never have to fool with the carb after that.

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Posted September 01, 2011 - 04:29 PM

I add it to the can before I go get gas for the mowers. I think it helps, especially with tractors that aren't used very often. I add a little MMO also.

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Posted September 02, 2011 - 07:55 PM

For those folks that use Sea Foam, we just received a sales circular from Advance Auto Parts and they have Sea Foam on sale for $6.99.(Regular price $9.99) This is for the 16oz size. The sales dates on the circular are from September 1-28,2011. Hope this helps somebody save a little money.
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Posted September 02, 2011 - 08:07 PM

You dont know bout sea foam?that stuff is the best.you gotta try it.

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Posted September 15, 2011 - 03:03 PM

I've used sea foam for a couple of years, had problems with my 3.1 engine, EGR valve and found alot of carbon in the passage to it, used sea foam in there and let set for a day and almost fell over when i cleaned them ,carbon galore came out of them and the engine has never ran so good, also used in JD to clean out the gunk. it is by far the best.

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Posted September 15, 2011 - 03:43 PM

Thanks for the UPDATE GRAND.. I am about out and will stop by CarQuest and stock back up. I've been using it for years and had great luck with it.Rarely do I ever have to clean a carb anymore.....

Sorry, I miss read the post ..Advanced Auto parts, I got 1 of them here too.. Thank you..

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Posted September 15, 2011 - 04:13 PM

sea foam alllll the way!
any nay sayers can shut it:bounce:
i have even started using their penetrating lube. very good stuff. doesnt burn off like that crap wd40.:D

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Posted September 15, 2011 - 04:28 PM

I use enough that I just bought a gallon of it from CarQuest for $50, sale price. I think the sale is on until the first of November. ~~ grnspot




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