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Old 12-23-2009, 10:32 PM
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I've used seafoam on my OM617 before, same procedure as diesel purge and it works like a charm. I would never feed it into a vacuum line like on a gas car though, thats a sure way to ruin something.
how did you do it--did you dump half a can into the gas tank?
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Old 12-23-2009, 10:33 PM
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SeaFoam is made up mostly of water and other...crap from the refining process.
you know what's weird, so is beer, but i use it quite frequently anyway
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Old 12-23-2009, 11:49 PM
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This video is actually a really cool watch. Sure it's a seafoam marketing video but it's still pretty cool.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6187290865726229173#

Go ahead and dump some seafoam into the crankcase!
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This video is actually a really cool watch. Sure it's a seafoam marketing video but it's still pretty cool.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6187290865726229173#

Go ahead and dump some seafoam into the crankcase!
Running seafoam through the crankcase is equivalent to adding MMO or ATF or running a thin oil to act as a detergent. Getting into all the nooks and crannies of the engine (hopefully cleaning everything up). Just don't run it for very long
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alright guys, i'm going to do it. i'm going to dump half a can in the gas tank, and the other half, goes right into the crankcase. i'm just going to dump it right in since some of you recommend it
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I don't see what the problem is. SeaFoam says on the can "Gas and Diesel". We use it in our boat which is a diesel and I sell a ton of it at work.

I use Power Service in my car. One bottle says it treats 100 gallons..... I use one bottle per tank full every so often.
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I don't see what the problem is. SeaFoam says on the can "Gas and Diesel". We use it in our boat which is a diesel and I sell a ton of it at work.

I use Power Service in my car. One bottle says it treats 100 gallons..... I use one bottle per tank full every so often.
If you ever saw a "burn test" between Power Service and some other top diesel fuel additives you'd stop using it.......My personal opinion, which is allowed on a forum of this nature....
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If you ever saw a "burn test" between Power Service and some other top diesel fuel additives you'd stop using it.......My personal opinion, which is allowed on a forum of this nature....


Give us the skinny please.
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That is why I hadn't commented on this thread yet because I thought the exact same thing.
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What exactly is a burn test? How is it done and what does it measure/tell you/mean?
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Give us the skinny please.
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Old 12-26-2009, 09:29 AM
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Power Service has alcohols in it. Cheap junk. best diesel additive/anti-gel I;ve found is made by Stanadyne.

But usure what Bob the oil guy says, as I still use Seafoam as a fuel dryer in the artic cold.
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