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Posted June 12, 2011 - 03:44 PM

ive ran seafoam, it definately cleans the engine. this time i put mmo in the oil. im going to put seafoam in the gas, or would that be a bad idea?

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Posted June 12, 2011 - 04:15 PM

ive ran seafoam, it definately cleans the engine. this time i put mmo in the oil. im going to put seafoam in the gas, or would that be a bad idea?


Jd,
read this Seafoam link...
http://www.seafoamsales.com/why-sea-foam-motor-treatment-works.html

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Posted June 12, 2011 - 06:09 PM

Seafoam is awsome! I've used it for years in just about anything you can think of, but only in the gas.

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Posted June 12, 2011 - 07:37 PM

i put mmo in the oil this time and mmo AND seafoam in the gas. i guess mmo and seafoam cant hurt right?

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Posted June 13, 2011 - 03:33 PM

My Ariens burns a bit of oil, and I put Lucas Stabilizer in the crankcase. It definitely slows the consumption. I also use it because the Kohler's tend to spin bearings on steep hills. I stay away from the hills anyway, but I'm hoping the "stickyness" of the Lucas will keep the bearings lubricated in the event they get starved momentarily.

I've used MMO in the gas of older engines for years. I figure they were made back when most gas was leaded, so they could use some upper cylinder lubricant just for good measure.

Edited by Enginerd, June 13, 2011 - 03:54 PM.


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Posted June 13, 2011 - 04:16 PM

use MMO and STP oil treatment. They work great together

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Posted June 13, 2011 - 05:43 PM

this gas with mmo and seafoam is cooking something out of my engine, and it isnt oil. my oil has lowered at all on the dipstick and i ran it quite a bit earlier. i think i found a mix!

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Posted June 13, 2011 - 08:56 PM

Glad to hear that you've figured it out! A mechanic friend of mine suggested using the ATF for breaking loose stuck rings and also for seating new rings. His suggestion was to run it down hill and let the compression hold you back, thus creating a vacuum at certain points during the stroke cycle, causing the AFT to be forcibly drawn into the rings. I've never had the occasion to use his suggestion though.

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Posted June 13, 2011 - 09:41 PM

i might try the pour straight seafoam into the carb, if i work this saturday. seafoam isnt cheap but anything is cheaper then a new engine.




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