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castorj29 08-27-2010 10:01 AM

Injector cleaner
My ride has the 3.8 engine. And was wondering if you guys ever dump a bottle of injector cleaner in the fuel tank. In my truck (Cummins) i use Marvel Mystery oil and Power Serv. for my fuel and injectors.And if you do, what is the stuff you use.

Ibuildembig 08-27-2010 10:16 AM

seafoam :D

GroundHawg 08-27-2010 10:59 AM


Originally Posted by Ibuildembig
seafoam :D


absoxfan 08-27-2010 11:22 AM

bg44k is the best cleaner to dump in the tank, a little hard to find, but worth the time and money

bitbyte 08-27-2010 08:47 PM

Seafoam for the win.

steam 08-29-2010 11:01 AM

Chevron's Techron has my vote and is the best around (IMHO)!

Mr. Sinister 08-29-2010 11:06 AM

again, seafoam.

Droelle 08-29-2010 03:43 PM

SEAFOAM is the best!

Emtpbill 08-29-2010 03:54 PM

I go with steam.,....... Techron by chevron.

daggo66 08-29-2010 03:54 PM

I use gasoline.

castorj29 08-29-2010 05:12 PM

Are you pulling my leg? I never heard of sea foam. What is it and where can you get it.

GroundHawg 08-29-2010 06:28 PM

Diesel Applications
Excellence in Performance
Cleans injectors
Adds lubricity
Cleans crankcase
Restores power
Removes moisture
Cleans carbon
Stabilizes fuel
Diesel fuel conditioner
Small Engine Applications
Works and Performs Instantly
Stabilizes fuel
Cleans carburetor
Cleans carbon
Removes moisture
Assures fast starts
Frees sticky rings
Restores power
Upper cylinder lube
Smooths rough idle

In Tune-Up of Diesel Engines

Fill primary fuel filter with SEA FOAM. Be sure filter is fully primed to prevent air locks. This will clean injectors quickly.
Use 1 pint of SEA FOAM to every 25 gallons of diesel fuel to add lubricity, clean fuel lines, injector pump and remove moisture.
Use 1 pint of SEA FOAM to every 4 gallons of oil to clean rings and other engine parts internally. For best results, use SEA FOAM for 1 hour before oil change. Results in cleaner engines and longer oil change intervals.

When Added to Diesel Fuel Tank

Cleans fuel injectors
De-ices and removes moisture
Cleans carbons as you drive
Diesel fuel conditioner and anti-gel
Lubricates upper cylinders
Stabilizes fuel
Adds lubricity
One pint treats 25 gallons of fuel.

For Anti-Gel and De-Icer

Use 1 pint in fuel tank to 25 gallons of diesel fuel to dry moisture and prevent gelling.
Sea Foam will degel gelled fuel. Start with one pint to 25 gallons of gelled fuel. More will be needed in extreme cold weather.
If filters are gelled, change them and fill them with SEA FOAM.

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How to Use SEA FOAM
In Tune-Up of Small 4 Cycle Carbureted Engine Lawn Mowers, Tillers, Edgers, Snowblowers, etc.

Start engine. If engine will not start, check spark and compression. If engine has spark and compression, pour a small amount up to 1/2 ounce into the carburetor throat. SEA FOAM will act as starting fulid and will start the engine unless there is a mechanical or electrical problem. With engine warm, keep on high idle and slowly pour one ounce through carburetor throat. Make sure exhaust is well ventilated when using in the carburetor as fumes will be extreme for a short time.
Pour 1/2 ounce to one ounce into small fuel tank and oil crackcase.
Immediate Results: Same as for large 4 cycle Autos, Trucks, Tractors, etc.
NOTE: One pint treats 8-25 gallons of gas (average one ounce per gallon) or 6-12 gallons of gas oil mix (average 2 ounces per gallon.) Does not replace oil. Use frequently.

For Small 2-Cycle Engines
Use procedure 1 of tune-up of small 4 cycle carbureted engines.
Pour 1/2 to 1 ounce into small fuel tank.
See label on can for exact detailed results for use in each area Fuel Tank-Carburetor.
NOTE: SEA FOAM does not replace 2 cycle oil.

For Engine Storage
For storage, the engine should be thoroughly saturated internally with Sea Foam. Sea Foam can be injected internally through the spark plug holes or through the carburetor with ignition off.

For Fuel Stabilization
Use 1 pint to 25 gallons or (average of 1 ounce per gallon) to stabilize and condition fuels. One pint stabilizes 25 gallons of regular, unleaded and diesel fuels.
Use 1 pint to stabilize 6-12 gallons of 2 cycle (gas-oil mix) fuels (average 2 ounce per gallon).

Common Reasons Service Technicians Use SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT

When your vehicle has a rough idle, hesitates, stalls, pings or has an after run problem – this is often due to carbon buildup.

Your service technician can offer a reasonably priced fuel systems cleaning with the use of SEA FOAM products to solve these carbon problems.

When your vehicle’s fuel injectors need cleaning – this is often due to residue left on injectors from poor burning fuels and contaminants.

Your service technician can offer an inline fuel injection cleaning with the use of an injector cleaning machine and SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT. SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT is also added to the fuel to disperse moisture, clean fuel lines and injectors while driving.

When moisture needs to be removed from fuels or an anti gel or de-icer is needed – these conditions are due to condensation in the fuel tank and extreme cold weather creating gas line freeze or diesel fuel gelling.

Your service technician can recommend the use of SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT in the fuel tanks to dry moisture and cure these problems.

When there is moisture detected in the oil – this problem is due mostly to poor ventilation and condensation. Sometimes, however, there is a bad head gasket, cracked head or block that must be replaced.

Your service technician will diagnose the problem and recommend the repairs. As part of the diagnostics, a SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT can be used in the oil crankcase to cure the moisture problems. A SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT can also be used in the oil crankcase after repairs to make sure moisture is eliminated.

When valve lifter noise is apparent or piston rings seem to be sticking – this is often due to dirty and gummed up oil passages, varnished lifters and buildup of gum, varnish and carbon in the piston ring areas.

Your service technician can offer a SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT that will clean sticky lifters and free sticky rings. By doing this treatment you will be able to determine if there is a varnish problem or a mechanical problem.

To help pass emissions tests – high emission numbers are usually caused by extreme carbon build up, dirty emission control items such as: pcv valve, egr valve, oxygen sensors or bad spark plugs and wires.

Your service technician can provide a pre-emission test service that includes SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT as a cleaning agent to help pass emissions tests.

When fuel stabilization and engine fogging is needed – fuels of today become stale in less than thirty days. Therefore, stabilization and engine fogging are needed when vehicles, lawnmowers, snow blowers, outboard motors, chainsaws, motorcycles, gas in cans and engines are put into storage.

Your service technician can provide fuel stabilization and engine fogging services with SEA FOAM MOTOR TREATMENT.

Vaultzz 08-29-2010 06:29 PM

Yep ↑ Thats Seafoam alright :D

GroundHawg 08-29-2010 06:31 PM

it's no snake oil. it works great

gologit 08-29-2010 07:01 PM

Another vote for SeaFoam. I run in my JK, my Tacoma, and all my chainsaws. As nearly as I can tell it works better as a fuel stabilizer than anything else I've tried.

guygettnby 08-29-2010 07:21 PM

i use seafoam in all my shops small engine equipment. its a great product in many ways and is probably the best product out there to use in all marine applications, lawn equipment and all small engines. even more so now that ethanol is around.

Droelle 08-29-2010 10:03 PM

Lol looks like u should use seafoam!

Boney 08-30-2010 03:24 PM

Im taking a cruise this weekend can i get some seafoam and put it in a jar then in the fuel tank its free where im going should I do that or is that wrong Im so confused!!!!!!!

GroundHawg 08-30-2010 04:02 PM

seafoam is the name of this green detergent stuff at the parts store, not the stuff in the ocean or at the beach :rofl:

GroundHawg 08-30-2010 04:03 PM

oh sh*t man. I'm about to wet myself

ncossey 08-30-2010 04:06 PM

I've used seafoam on every vehicle Ive owned and used it all three ways. Ive poured it in the crankcase, poared it in the gastank, and also sucked it up the brake booster. I can tell you this. DO NOT SUCK IT UP THE BRAKE BOOSTER AT YOUR HOME IF YOU LIVE IN A HIGH RESIDENTIAL AREA. That **** smokes like a freight train and someone will call the fire department. I had a nissan frontier with 130,000 miles, and I was getting around 14mpg in it. After I seafoamed the brake booster valve, I was getting in the upwards of 18 in the city. **** works.

Gee oh Dee 08-30-2010 04:14 PM

I use a fuel filter so my injectors don't get dirty quick.

Gee oh Dee 08-30-2010 04:15 PM


Originally Posted by Boney (Post 750384)
Im taking a cruise this weekend can i get some seafoam and put it in a jar then in the fuel tank its free where im going should I do that or is that wrong Im so confused!!!!!!!


Lame attempt at being funny. Go smoke more pot.

wheels082 09-14-2010 10:41 AM

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I have used Amsoil P.I. with good results in my vehicles and boat. It seems to be a very potent cleaner.

trentsjk 09-14-2010 01:53 PM

I have used this stuff alot you can get it a walmart its like 8.96 about nine bucks you can put in the gas tank, and through the brake line booster keep the Rpm's up around 2,000 till you get it all sucked in, I use like 1/4 to a 1/2 bottle then let the jeep sit for about 15-20 min then start it up and watch all the smoke come out, you will need to hit the skinny pedal for some time then take it out for a drive, open it up and go. I did this to the wifes liberty it has 42,000 miles on it, it smoked for about 5min's. It runs way better now.

firehawk_1989 09-14-2010 02:43 PM

+1 for bg's 44k but seafoam is amazing.

OBX 09-04-2011 12:11 AM


tjt94 09-04-2011 12:31 AM

Seafoam in my Jeep and my BMW Motorrad

MrSig 09-04-2011 04:47 AM

Seafoam! at 52,000 my Jeep felt a little off after Seafoam! It running smooth and like it was new again!

wrangler0 10-11-2011 10:50 AM

Does anyone here ever get a fuel injector cleaning at the dealer or their mechanic?

Is this a service that's worth doing every...15k...30k...or so?

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