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#46 JD DANNELS OFFLINE  

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Posted September 16, 2011 - 01:33 PM

I have never used Sea Foam. My son put in his outboards and said it made all the diffenece in the world.
Both had been sitting for a long time when he got them.

I did put a little Marvel Mystery Oil in the fuel of both of my Garden Tractors, when I mowed last week.
The 318 was shooting a little blue when shut off, That has stopped.
The Murray, pulled way better in heavy grass, I was mowing some 2 ft weeds.
I think it made a big difference, they both run better now.
The wife said it stunk to high heaven, I never noticed it?

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Posted February 05, 2013 - 11:51 AM

Just got an e-mail from NAPA auto parts saying they have Seafoam on sale  for $6.79 for a 16 oz bottle. That's a good buy. The ad didn't say how long the sale lasts.

 

 

  I just got home from running some errands and picked up some Seafoam at NAPA. Checked with the fellow at the counter and he said that Seafoam is on sale until the end of this month.


Edited by grand, February 05, 2013 - 05:48 PM.

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Posted February 05, 2013 - 12:05 PM

Thanks GRAND, Time to stock back up. I run it in every small engine I own. I also run it in the Suburban every 3 months or so.



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Posted February 05, 2013 - 12:15 PM

I have been using Seafoam over 2 years with no problems, in the past few months I started using a produce called  B-12, which has more tulene in it. It is suppose to do the same as Seafoam and B-12 is a lot cheaper-$9.00 to $3.00.

 

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Posted February 05, 2013 - 01:57 PM

I bought a gallon of Seafoam at Tractor Supply last year.  I put it in all my stuff.  


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Posted February 05, 2013 - 09:30 PM

Goes in every gas can of mine that gets filled up.  Thanks for the tip Grand!


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Posted March 05, 2013 - 04:41 PM

I was in PartSource today.  They have the line of Seafoam products on sale for $9.59 a can.


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Posted October 31, 2013 - 07:39 PM

I have used Marvels Mystery Oil for over twenty years now.  I put it in the gas used in all my small engine equipment along with in my old '69 Harley and in all my vehicles.  I started using it years ago when I had the heads for my Harley rebuilt.  The shop gave me a can of MMO when I picked the heads up and said they would only guarantee the heads if I mixed the MMO in the gas I put in the Harley.  I have used it ever since.   Does the Seafoam work that much better or is it used for a different reason?  The shop told me to use the MMO because it is an upper cylinder and valve lubricant.


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Posted November 01, 2013 - 02:12 PM

I've never heard of the stuff. But I'll have to give it a try.

some guys say, it's only petroleum with brake fluid...


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Posted November 01, 2013 - 11:13 PM

I have had good luck also. Especially in whatever sits for a long time.


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Posted November 02, 2013 - 09:51 AM

I use it all the time in my small engines, and have used it in "ill" running motorcycles, and I LOVE IT!

Yeah this topic is very debatable, but hey....if it works for you (me) and you (me) are happy with it....Go For It!!



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Posted November 04, 2013 - 02:44 PM

What mix per gallon do you guys use when mixing SeaFoam into the gas tank??



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Posted November 04, 2013 - 05:45 PM

What mix per gallon do you guys use when mixing SeaFoam into the gas tank??

I go for an ounce per gallon!


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Posted November 28, 2013 - 08:41 AM

I go for an ounce per gallon!

Yes.  As a maintenance dose but if you have a problem engine and you think it may be carb related, a little extra wont hurt.  I have a habit of adding a little extra to the fuel tank of anything new (used of course) to me just because.  Start them up and let run for five minutes or so then shut off and let set for a day.  Has saved me many carb tear downs over the years.



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Posted February 21, 2014 - 10:13 PM

Just wanted to add an update in an e-mail I received from NAPA. Sea Foam is on sale until Feb 28th for $6.99 for a 16oz bottle. It says at participating stores so you may want to check with your local NAPA store to see  if they are selling at the sale price.


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