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Unread 12-06-2006, 12:25 PM   #1
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seafoam

i read a few posts about seafoam and was planning on using it in my 87 4.2 Auto.

how do i use it.

do i put it in the fuel tank?
i read somewhere that u put it in the intake. do they mean pour it down the carb and if so while the engine is running or not.

also i saw someone said to put it in the brake booster. how do you do that. they arnt talking about the master cyl right.

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Unread 12-06-2006, 01:03 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by jaysky
i read a few posts about seafoam and was planning on using it in my 87 4.2 Auto.

how do i use it.

do i put it in the fuel tank?
i read somewhere that u put it in the intake. do they mean pour it down the carb and if so while the engine is running or not.

also i saw someone said to put it in the brake booster. how do you do that. they arnt talking about the master cyl right.

thanks
Some pour it slowly into the intake, others remove the vacuum hose from the brake booster and allow the engine vacuum to suck it in. You can pour some into the tank. I prefer Chevron Techtron cleaning additive that you add to the gas. Seafoam is a good cleaner for internals but as a gas treatment Techtron all the way

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Unread 12-06-2006, 02:07 PM   #3
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u can put it in the fuel if u want...u can put it in a vac hose from break booster..or u can pour it threw the carb that will work also just make sure u dont let the engine stall out and pour slow
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Unread 12-06-2006, 04:14 PM   #4
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People put it in the oil as well.

Also, not starting after the seafoam is a side affect. Spark plugs seem to hate sea foam and expect a lot of smoke.
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Unread 12-06-2006, 04:17 PM   #5
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People put it in the oil as well.

Also, not starting after the seafoam is a side affect. Spark plugs seem to hate sea foam and expect a lot of smoke.

if u put it in the oil only drive about 50 miles b4 u change it i heard it breaks down the oil i may be wrong...but i think the easiest way is to pur it in threw the carb but pour slow and dont let it stall just keep reving it from under the hood it will take a bit then turn off and wait like 5 mins then have fun watching it smoke
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Unread 12-06-2006, 07:37 PM   #6
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Slowly pour it into the carb till must of it is gone then pour it alittle faster till the motor stalls don't rev it up just let it stall then let it sit 5 to ten min and make sure your outside and start it up. If you have alot of carbon buildup it will smoke so much you will think the thing is on fire.
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Unread 12-07-2006, 02:38 AM   #7
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Slowly pour it into the carb till must of it is gone then pour it alittle faster till the motor stalls don't rev it up just let it stall then let it sit 5 to ten min and make sure your outside and start it up. If you have alot of carbon buildup it will smoke so much you will think the thing is on fire.
when i worked at Champion Auto, this is the way we did it: pour it in the carb slowly, then drownd the engine, let it sit for bout 10 min. while you are waiting, pour the rest of the can in the tank. when you start it back up, it will smoke like hell, but thats a good thing. throw away the empty can and you are done.
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Unread 12-07-2006, 11:32 AM   #8
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So is it the same for a fuel injection?? Pour it in the throttle body till it stalls??? ALso, how hard is it to get it started after you drown it???

Also, it doesnt hurt the CATS does it??
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Unread 12-07-2006, 11:36 AM   #9
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i would just pour it threw the break booser its really easy way since i dont know about the throttle body.... personally i dont let mine stall out itself i pour most of it slow then il put my hand over the carb and cut it out
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Unread 12-07-2006, 11:44 AM   #10
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Ya where can i pick this stuff up?? ALso, Its the brake booster the hose that connects to my air box... The one that runs down towards the driver side??? (not to the valve cover)
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Unread 12-07-2006, 11:52 AM   #11
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u can get it at advanced autoparts, pepboys, autozone alot of places carry it its in a white bottle with red writing...only reason i say this is it makes it easier to know what ur looking for
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Unread 12-07-2006, 12:13 PM   #12
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Here is a pic to help you find it in the store. The smaller can is about $6 at Autozone, I hate to imagine what the lager one costs.

For fuel injection just use a vacuum hose and suck it out of the can...
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Unread 12-07-2006, 12:14 PM   #13
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the BEST way to use it is to pour it into the brake booster. pouring it into the intake doesnt do much because it immediatly mixes with the fuel. But if you pour it in the brake booster hose, then it immediately cleans the intake and heads.
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Unread 12-07-2006, 01:16 PM   #14
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Unread 12-07-2006, 04:19 PM   #15
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this looks sweet, think I'll get some for my old '90 tomorrow, and the video is a big help Jeeples.
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