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After reading most ofthe testimonials on Seafoam, I decided I had to go out and get a few cans. My wife drives a 2000 Mustang with 125000 miles and it constantly pings. I have tried using 93 octane and even octane boost to get rid of the pinging. Today, I filled up the car and dumped a full can of Seafoam in the tank.I didn't tell my wife I put the stuff in the tank. When she returned home from work, she informed me that the Mustang wasn't pinging as usual. I took it out for a spin and the pinging had indeed stopped! I also put 6 oz in the fuel tank and 6oz in the oil on my 1100 today. Prior to today, if I blipped the throttle when at idle, the engine sort of "fell on its face" a bit before it responded. After about a half hour of riding this afternoon, I blipped the throttle at idle and bam! Instant throttle response. The bike definitely idles and accelerates better than before. Seafoam works and I highly recommend it.
 

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I would much rather spend 8 to 10 dollars on a can of Seafoam than a coule hundred on carb rebuilds. So far it's done everything promissed.
 

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Ditto...magic in a can :)
 

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I use Seafoam in all my Bikes and Cars. It seems to burn out the Spark Plugs in the bikes but doesn't seem to effect the truck and car . Take Care - Jim
 

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I also use seeafoam it works great Walleyworld has it for a good price
 

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I tore down a set of carbs that had been sitting for 5 years. Initially I got nothing out of the carbs (fuel wise) Seafoam opened them up. Cleanest carbs I have ever torn down. Found vacuum issues underneath the carbs but I tore them down anyway while they were out to be on the safe side. I'll be trying Seafoam on my other bikes as well as cages. Stuff works, at a very resonable cost. Not much doubt about that.
 

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Cant remember where I got this, has anyone used this recipe for seafoam?

Seafoam is easy to make for a lot cheaper than you can buy it. Ingredients are naphtha, isopropanol, pale oil. Naphtha is also known as Coleman Fuel, white gas, lighter fluid. Isopropanol is rubbing alcohol. Pale oil is just light oil.

I take one gallon of Coleman Fuel and add a quart bottle of 91% (the rest is dissolved water) rubbing alcohol from the drug store. No need for the oil if you're going to be using it in carbs although you could add a half pint of 2 cycle oil if lubrication is needed.

GOD Bless,
jerry
 

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seafoam is the cat's meow, I mentioned to an asst.chief at our fire dept that seafoam has perfect reviews and stabil does not, now that's what we use, problem is, has anyone noticed how much it's gone up in price???
 

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Jim, if you've put seafoam in your oil I'd only run it for a couple of hundred miles then replace the oil, you'll probablly find real black oil it will take all the crud out.

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I hear that seafoam in the oil will clean the engine and also take stuff off the clutch plates and make them grab better, is that true statement.

I also hear to not to run it in the oil more than 200 miles

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After reading all the testimonials here regarding SeaFoam, I also tried the product. I bought a 475 ml container and after draining 450 ml of oil from the crank case (and noting the colour of the oil), I topped up with precisely the same amount of SeaFoam. The remaining 25 ml went into the full gas tank. I then ran the bike for 100 km before changing the oil and filter. While draining the oil I couldn't help but notice that it was considerably darker then the 450 ml I had previously drained.

It is not my imagination that the bike runs much stronger and smoother after the treatment. The difference is totally amazing, and I thought she was running good before!

How often do you guys use this stuff? I'm thinking once a year, in the spring?
 

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I use it twice a year through the carbs, just ran some in fact while on a PGR mission down in Georgia. Fixing to get some more for the crankcase and an oil change.

Yea, the price has one up by over a dollar since last year when I first started using it.
 

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In Nova Scotia at NAPA, they are charging $11.99 for a 475 ml container. For the benefits I consider it a bargain!
 

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Yeppers the seafoam has absolutly gone up in price and more stores are carrying it which is like a double edged sword.

I like that you put it in the car without saying anything to see if it really works without a pre disspossed idea.

I too use it in my car after having great results in all my bikes and even on a car with only 25k on the clock, the milage went up 2 and my wifes van stop all that idl vibration.
 

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Anyone tried it in diesel engines?:waving:
 

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jar wrote:
Cant remember where I got this, has anyone used this recipe for seafoam?

Seafoam is easy to make for a lot cheaper than you can buy it. Ingredients are naphtha, isopropanol, pale oil. Naphtha is also known as Coleman Fuel, white gas, lighter fluid. Isopropanol is rubbing alcohol. Pale oil is just light oil.

I take one gallon of Coleman Fuel and add a quart bottle of 91% (the rest is dissolved water) rubbing alcohol from the drug store. No need for the oil if you're going to be using it in carbs although you could add a half pint of 2 cycle oil if lubrication is needed.

GOD Bless,
jerry
Is this recipe in line with the store bought Seafoam?:waving:
 
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