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If you have mud in your intake, seafoam won't help you now!
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Have a friend with you...seafoam, pick it up at walmart, kmart, anywhere that sells automotive stuff. About $8 a can. Pour half into your fuel tank at fillup, then have your friend keep the truck running by feathering the throttle and pour the rest into the vacuum line from the brake booster. It WILL smoke horribly, but run perfectly after.
NO....pour 1/3 of the can into the gas tank when its almost EMPTY (truck should be turned off), start the truck, fill another cup with 1/3 of seafoam, have the booster suck it up little by little so it does not stall the IDLING engine, then the other 1/3 can be dumped in your oil fill when the truck is off. Run the truck after all the seafoam has been put in, allowing all the smoke to blow out, drive it about 100 miles then change the oil.
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NO....pour 1/3 of the can into the gas tank when its almost EMPTY (truck should be turned off), start the truck, fill another cup with 1/3 of seafoam, have the booster suck it up little by little so it does not stall the IDLING engine, then the other 1/3 can be dumped in your oil fill when the truck is off. Run the truck after all the seafoam has been put in, allowing all the smoke to blow out, drive it about 100 miles then change the oil.
Since mine hasn't been done in over 220,000 Miles would it hurt to do 1/2 of the can per item? Or should I do 1/3 and then 100 miles before my next oil change do another 1/3 per?

Also, how do you get the vacuum line off?
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I would start with the 1/3 then wait til the next oil change for another round. The booster line has a metal clip, pinch it open and wiggle the line off
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Clinton, that's not how my mechanic told me to do it... He said never pour it in the oil because it'll ---- it all up...
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Clinton, that's not how my mechanic told me to do it... He said never pour it in the oil because it'll ---- it all up...
If its the same mechanic that is always working on your truck, then that answers all the problems with your truck. I have done it, MANY others have and our trucks are still on the road going strong.
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Using the brake booster you only will fog the last 2 cylinders, look for a line on or near the throttle body.

Seafoam can be used in the fuel, oil, or in the intake. Its on the can for instructions.

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The 3m 3 piece kit has a 10 dollar rebate on amazon.
http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/image...138164807_.pdf
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Uh, no. It's not the same mechanic. It was the mechanic that restored my uncle's 57 Chevy and has an entire fleet of classic cars, and also a brand new Boss 302. Guarantee this guy knows more than you about it.
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Uh, no. It's not the same mechanic. It was the mechanic that restored my uncle's 57 Chevy and has an entire fleet of classic cars, and also a brand new Boss 302. Guarantee this guy knows more than you about it.
Then I guess its you then
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Actually, I doubt it. It's not me. And I'm extremely surprised you're actually talking to me for once. Hah.
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pics of said cars or its just a lie...i dont believe you for a second pete
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Here's a great little site. It's SeaFoam's official site. It has a great feature showing you how to properly use the product. There are very easy directions for putting seafoam in with your OIL. It's so easy, a Pete could understand it. Now, stop your damn arguing and admit you're wrong.

http://www.seafoamsales.com/how-to-u...treatment.html
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Actually, I doubt it. It's not me. And I'm extremely surprised you're actually talking to me for once. Hah.
I am just trying to prevent members from taking advice from you when you dont even know what you're talking about.
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Hahaha...This thread is full of genius. Drain your oil and fill it with seafoam, end this madness!
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Hahaha...This thread is full of genius. Drain your oil and fill it with seafoam, end this madness!
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I just lost 50 points on my IQ by reading this thread.

I've got a can of seafoam setting in the garage waiting to be poured in the gas and/or oil as per the directions on the can & what I've read on their website.

Seeing as how I just filled the tank up & just had the oil changed I need to wait a bit before I can use it.

People, read the instructions on whatever you're using. If you can't read, have someone read them to you slowly.
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