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Old 01-03-2011
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yea seafoam is good stuff, one can every 25,000 is perfect. the loose line is a vaccum line im thinking and with my vehicle (2000yr) it feeds to the brake booster on driver side firewall. that is where you are directed to feed a little seafoam. from your pictures it appears you do have a brake booster (its black, and round but it looks as tall as a stack of small dinner plates attached to the fire wall. if there is an open spot for that line then I think that is where it goes. once again, you can seafoam again (I did mine twice) through the vacuum line from the brake booster (best way to do it) then reconect it. could be problem for funky idle
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Ya I put it in the vac line. Gotta pour it in slowly or else it kills it lol. I might use another can just cause the smoke was sweet haha.
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Kinda hard to tell from the short vid but that might be a fuel delivery issue as well. Might need a fuel filter or the vacuum control for the fuel pressure issue (can't remember what the part's called). LR
this could definitely be the other issue. your engine is striving to burn fuel but is getting limited quantities therefore bad running. have you (or buddy) changed the fuel line filter? if not it is easy. dare I say it, it could be your fuel sender as well, if you even have one on a 88, idk
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Where did you put the Seafoam? Did you put any in the oil? If so, change it real soon!



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Where did you put the Seafoam? Did you put any in the oil? If so, change it real soon!



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Ya I threw some in the oil. I don't wanna lol I just did an oil change 125 miles ago. I'll let it become one with the oil :)
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I've never put Seafoam in my oil and I never will. Do you really want a solvent left in your oil? It should be changed within 50 miles at most. Also, remember that all of that carbon and sludge it's trying to break up has to end up somewhere. Much of it can end up stuck/burnt on your sparkplugs. Many people change their plugs after a Seafoam treatment.

Honda and BMW both recommend against using it.

There are a few horror stories on the net about adding it to the oil, or using too much too quickly.



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I've never put Seafoam in my oil and I never will. Do you really want a solvent left in your oil? It should be changed within 50 miles at most. Also, remember that all of that carbon and sludge it's trying to break up has to end up somewhere. Much of it can end up stuck/burnt on your sparkplugs. Many people change their plugs after a Seafoam treatment.

Honda and BMW both recommend against using it.

There are a few horror stories on the net about adding it to the oil, or using too much too quickly.



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Oil and filter?
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it determines how much you added to your oil. when you break it down...a few table spoons of seafoam in 5-6 quarts of oil will do nothing harmful. when you star getting near the cup of seafoam range then thats where you could have problems. I currently have near 1K on last oil with 3 table spoons of seafoam. well honduh is just yanking your leg cuz their cars are not so particular (we ran a civic off pure alcohol on the property once) and BMW is propbably so particular with eengine timing and 100% efficiency that a little difference in any engine components is a no-no...i trust seafoam. just dont over do it
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it determines how much you added to your oil. when you break it down...a few table spoons of seafoam in 5-6 quarts of oil will do nothing harmful. when you star getting near the cup of seafoam range then thats where you could have problems. I currently have near 1K on last oil with 3 table spoons of seafoam. well honduh is just yanking your leg cuz their cars are not so particular (we ran a civic off pure alcohol on the property once) and BMW is propbably so particular with eengine timing and 100% efficiency that a little difference in any engine components is a no-no...i trust seafoam. just dont over do it
yeah man I could really care less at this point. The sooner this ranger dies, the sooner I can get another one. I'll probably get a 99 on next. I had one and loved it.
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Stupidhead, tell me, what good is 3 tablespoons of Seafoam going to do to your engine when added to the oil. NOTHING.


You guys can add all of the solvents to your oil that you want. More power to ya but it's just not EVER going to be a good idea.



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