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How To: Seafoam Motor Treatment

Discussion in 'Engine Tech / Drivetrain DIY How-To's' started by MasterShake, Nov 4, 2006.



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  1. NOFX

    NOFX I'm NOT eran! Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    How often are you doing it?

    And yes, I've been able to tell a difference. One on a Y8 with 133,000 miles and the other on an LS with 54,000 miles.
     
  2. Gonzo

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    well i got a z6 with 110000 outta the junk yard and i ran it with seafoam and no smoke or ne thing.....the engine i had be for that one never smoked either...
     
  3. NOFX

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    Sounds like you might be doing somethign wrong then.
     
  4. Gonzo

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    yea thats why i thought i would ask
     
  5. green ej8

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    my car usually smokes before i even finish maybe sorry to bring back an old thread do i have to change the spark plugs afterwards
     
  6. NOFX

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    Spark plugs and oil.
     
  7. green ej8

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    ive done this a few times but never put any in the crankcase so i just dump it in the oil hole and run it then change the oil the next day or just before i do any real driving?

    Edit:bah someone answer my question
     
  8. dyce590

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    ahh, i wish i saw this earlier. i JUST got my oil and sparkplugs changed. i guess ill wait another 3k miles before i do this =(.
    does this improve mpg?
     
  9. jason_guy_yeah

    jason_guy_yeah New Member Registered VIP 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    Although you brought back a OLD post, seafoam works great.
     
  10. lilwhitecoupe

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    Do you really need to change the spark plugs after doing this? i was thinking about doing it right before my oil change
     
  11. NOFX

    NOFX I'm NOT eran! Registered VIP Registered OG 5+ Year Member 10+ Year Member

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    Yes... we keep saying it for a reason. They will foul.
     
  12. Szady

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    Even if you dont put the Seafoam into the crankcase? I just put some into the gas tank, and thru the brake booster....
     
  13. NOFX

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    If you put it into the brake booster, yes.
     
  14. Szady

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    Ok, thanks. :thumbs up
     
  15. civicex9700

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    what will happen if you dont change your oil after putting seafoam in the crankcase ?
     
  16. NOFX

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    It will thin the oil out and not lubricate as well.
     
  17. civicex9700

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    how often should you use seafoam in your car ?
     
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    which side should i let into the seafoam?
     


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