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Seafoam in the crankcase?????

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by obxfishn, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. Feb 4, 2008 at 6:19 PM
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    obxfishn

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    Has anyone put seafoam cleaner into your crankcase before an oil change? If so what is the purpose of this, how much do you put in and how long do you leave it in before changing your oil?
     
  2. Feb 4, 2008 at 7:02 PM
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    humanoid

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    You can... plz read the instructions on the can.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2008 at 4:52 AM
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    I've done it in my car. I have mixed feelings about it. My car has 180k on it, and goes through a bit of oil.... Goes through it a bit faster now since the seafoam. So it cleaned out the gunk in the engine which is normally good to do, but that gunk was probably plugging a few holes or gaps the oil now slips through. :laugh: Should be fine on a newer engine though.
     
  4. Feb 5, 2008 at 7:08 AM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    Thats what i like about you Tiger, always willing to help out. I know you won the December prize but i bet you'd win alot more if you played the game right. your only problem is that your not a member of the Alliance. All you have to do is pledge your undying devotion to the great states of Carolina and your in. your guaranteed to win more prizes, the Alliance wins them every month :)
     
  5. Feb 5, 2008 at 7:11 AM
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    But I'm too lazy to invade Texas! :D
     
  6. Feb 5, 2008 at 7:11 AM
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    eh, maybe I'll just take over Canada for you.... My wife already has plans in motion for that....
     
  7. Feb 5, 2008 at 7:57 AM
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    good idea, North of the Mason-Dixon line invades Canada, South of the Line we invade Texas. that means you get to team up with Maverick.... probably the most competant of all the Alliance members :)
     
  8. Feb 5, 2008 at 8:18 AM
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    Seafoam? I'll just assume it's not the same stuff we find on the rocks around here after a storm.
     
  9. Feb 5, 2008 at 8:33 AM
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    It's a cleaning solution you can buy at auto parts stores.
     
  10. Apr 13, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    all pro alum skid Baja utility flat rack j hooks for kayaks tan softopper working on platform for bed of trk to sleep in
    It will def clean some of the shit out.
     
  11. Apr 14, 2009 at 4:16 AM
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    i put some in my 4 wheeler oil crankcase because the
    wet clutch was slipping. it cleaned all the gunk of the plates
    and it runs like a charm. ran it for about a hour with seafoam, then changed the oil, ran for another hour and changed it again putting amsoil back in.
     
  12. Jul 15, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    used in bikes, quads, and various autos
     
  13. Jul 16, 2009 at 11:00 AM
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    The can says you can run some through the intake, some through the fuel and some in the oil. Make sure you change the oil very soon after running it, though. It seems to have worked on my old Benz.
     
  14. Jul 16, 2009 at 12:53 PM
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    made my lawnmover run smoother and added about 10 HP lol

    but really it did help. I only put it in the gas on my truck, mower,weed wacker.
     
  15. Jul 16, 2009 at 1:00 PM
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    damn! I never thought about my mower! It's 12 yrs old! :smack:
     
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