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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 08-31-2010, 05:06 PM Thread Starter
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Sea foam use in atv

i was wondering how to put sea foam in my 03' Honda Recon es. I put it in the gas tank but i was wondering how you put it in the carb. and the oil crankcase?
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There are lots of guys on here that use the stuff...

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by putting it in the gas tank, it will run through the gas lines and into the carb, which should clean it out good.
For the crankcase, I believe it's 1 or 1.5 ounces per quart of oil (it says it on the bottle) and just pour it in with a funnel.
I've been using it since i got my quad in april and my oil stays nice and golden.
I haven't taken apart the carb, but it always starts up nice and quick and idles nicely, so i think the seafoam is working

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sea foam makes a spray that's called deep creep it works miracles!!
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i just changed the oil in my recon not to long ago. so shouldi still pour some in there? if my oil in my wheeler is already at the right amount, how much sea foam should i put in?
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i would think you'd still be fine with putting the recommended amount in the oil. If your worried you could open the drain plug a little to let some out and then pour in the seafoam.

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You'd only be putting an ounce or so in your crankcase...no need to drain oil.


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You'd only be putting an ounce or so in your crankcase...no need to drain oil.
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hey im about to go on a two day ride with my fourtrax 300 4x4 and i was planing on putting some sea foam in my oil. but what my question is should I put it in before or after my two day ride...cause im going to change my oil after I get back...and i want it to ''clean'' the inside of my motor...also iv never used it in my oil before so im worried its gona gunk up my oil cause its so dirty while im out riding...so should I wait and put it in after I get back and ride it alittle then change my oil?

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dumb question but what is sea foam and what is it used for???

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