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Hey guys.

Today we took delivery of this (see pictures) leak stopper made by Lucas. Is this similar to the seafoam brand you guys are using over in the USA?
If you read the label it says, can be used in petroleum engines and for use with wet brakes and clutches.
Just wondering what your opinions are really, would you use it in your ATV engine?

This wasn't for an ATV it was for the hydraulic system in a small loader tractor.
 

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Ahh ok, I couldn't find a reliable source for seafoam so I don't know. It does say on Lucas that it treats oil and brake and friction materials?
 

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Lucas makes lots of different products, and many are like sea foam, but that one isn't one of them LOL
seafoam is a a multi deal issue, it cleans, lube's,displaces water and a few other things
like a magic type oil LOL some swear will fix or prevent a million things
some add to oil, some add to fuel, its a million and one like uses?

this would maybe be closer to Seafoam, for you in a Lucas brand bottle

https://lucasoil.com/products/engine-oil-additives/complete-engine-treatment
 

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Thanks for that mrbb, very helpful. I'm due an oil change when I fit new clutches and one way bearing and had considered putting something such as seafoam in my oil until the next oil change, just as part of a 'run in' period.
 

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I use Lucas in the rear pumpkin , and transfer case (only) n I've used sea foam for fuel system clean up, stuff works good.
 

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Leak stoppers ARE SNAKE OIL!! If something is leaking (#(T is bad and needs fixing. Hydro systems will probably blow that crap right out the seals..
 

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Leak stoppers ARE SNAKE OIL!! If something is leaking (#(T is bad and needs fixing. Hydro systems will probably blow that crap right out the seals..
Well, I agree I guess. One of those situations though where we can't have oil leaking in the foaling stables and we needed to use the loader. The Lucas stuff worked actually, it's done the job until we can get chance to replace the pumps main shaft seal.
 

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Seafoam is a cleaner, Lucas is a sealer.
When do you add seafoam to crankcase, before or during a oil change? I read directions, just said 1oz per quart?

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I'm all for using SeaFoam as an injector cleaner in the fuel system but the only thing I put in crankcases is oil. I'm not putting anything in there that dilutes the oil.

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Seafoam is a cleaner, Lucas is a sealer.
When do you add seafoam to crankcase, before or during a oil change? I read directions, just said 1oz per quart?

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https://seafoamsales.com/how-to-add-sea-foam-motor-treatment-to-gas-and-diesel-crankcase-oil/ says for cars to do 100 to 300 miles before you dump the oil. So let's equate that to 1.5 to 4 hours if you were to do it on your ATV. Or just go by their note of checking color. The point is to not leave it in too long. Just long enough to loosen deposits. I've done it on older cars before and it removed a lot of old sludge.
 

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I've used seafoam down a carb (truck) and in the gas (kinda like Stabil) but I don't think I 'd want to put it in the crankcase.
 

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Seafoam is a cleaner, Lucas is a sealer.
When do you add seafoam to crankcase, before or during a oil change? I read directions, just said 1oz per quart?

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https://seafoamsales.com/how-to-add-sea-foam-motor-treatment-to-gas-and-diesel-crankcase-oil/ says for cars to do 100 to 300 miles before you dump the oil. So let's equate that to 1.5 to 4 hours if you were to do it on your ATV. Or just go by their note of checking color. The point is to not leave it in too long. Just long enough to loosen deposits. I've done it on older cars before and it removed a lot of old sludge.
Thx! Video says it won't harm or dilute oil. So I wonder if running it longer would hurt? Plus if added to a car before oil change, I know my oil would alrdy be dark, lol!

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Hey guys.

Today we took delivery of this (see pictures) leak stopper made by Lucas. Is this similar to the seafoam brand you guys are using over in the USA?
If you read the label it says, can be used in petroleum engines and for use with wet brakes and clutches.
Just wondering what your opinions are really, would you use it in your ATV engine?

This wasn't for an ATV it was for the hydraulic system in a small loader tractor.
All that stuff does is swell the seals Sam, it's a temporary fix just to get you by a while.
 
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though this is about oil,, is there a problem using sta-bil marine in gas, an also sea foam?
i have non-ethanol gas, but on occasion have to use the other kind, ethanol gas, which draws in water, an i aint quite sure ethanol gas is stable in the first place, even without the alcohol, smells to different. must be a different formula. ed
 

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I've used stabil and sea foam both in gas, but it was ethanol free. Some I planned on storing for quite a while.

I worked fine when I used it.
 
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