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Old 09-10-2007, 12:20 AM   #1
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Do i use the hole bottle.
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Old 09-10-2007, 12:32 AM   #2
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Use 1/3 through a vac line into the intake. Dump a little in the gas tank.
Not too much though, it makes your car SMOKE LIKE A MF'R. So much that it will actually kill O2 sensors because they get all carboned up.
If i was you, i would actually pull my wideband to do it.

You could also just use water. It will remove carbon from your cylinders as well.
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Old 09-10-2007, 12:34 AM   #3
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i wouldn't put any in the gas tank. instead, dump in a qt of ATF, and save the seafoam for a 2nd vac line treatment.
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I've never put ATF in the gas tank.
Work good?
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i don't think you'd want to put that in your gas
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The bottle says you can put it in your gas. What do i know though. I did it on my truck and it was fine.
What the hell is seafoam? Kerosene or something similar?
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I just used this stuff for the first time about a month ago. Through vac. Worked pretty good to eliminate my startup tick. Anybody ever put it in with their oil?
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skip it and run a qt of MMO in your crank case
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On my mother-in-law's 10AE I just hook up a vac hose to the intake mani post TB and suck in 16 oz or so water from time to time. I've pulled a spark plug before and you can see that it is working. Water (steam) rules!
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yes water rules Rob but be carefull you don't end up like uncle arthur he lost his engine do to much water i dunno how but it happened.
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yes water rules Rob but be carefull you don't end up like uncle arthur he lost his engine do to much water i dunno how but it happened.
He probably used a water hose! I spend about 3-4 minutes getting 16 oz in there. Still, that is a good point that we shouldn't forget. You can kill the **** out of your motor by dumping liquid in it.
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skip it and run a qt of MMO in your crank case
MMO as in Marvel Mystery Oil?

FWIW, an old pool buddy of mine is also a pretty reputable German car tuner. He swears by MMO, something like once a year run it in lieu of a quart of oil in your oil change. Or if your Miata sits for a season do that.
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MMO as in Marvel Mystery Oil?

FWIW, an old pool buddy of mine is also a pretty reputable German car tuner. He swears by MMO, something like once a year run it in lieu of a quart of oil in your oil change. Or if your Miata sits for a season do that.
I do it on every oil change in the heep.
Probably will in the 7 too.
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ive used pure water before, ran 2 liters through my 97 over like 10 minutes. got it nice n hot first and opened the idle screw some first.
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get a vacuum line and punch about half a dozen 1/16" holes in it that wont get submerged when you stick it in the seafoam bottle. that'll help prevent hydrolock (seafoamolock?) and slow down the suck.
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