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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 12-08-2006, 02:00 PM Thread Starter
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Question Seafoam or Stabil?

Hi all, I just wanted to see if anyone had any positive/negative recommendations (or experiences) on whether Seafoam or Stabil is better to use? The guy at Pepboys recommended Stabil when I told him I was looking for something to use in my bike. The price isn't a decider, they are both about the same. I decided to wait to check with everyone in here.

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I have only used Seafoam from day 1 and it works great.
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Sta-bil sits on top of the gas and with some gas formulas will actually gum up carbs. SeaFoam mixes with the gas and has the added feature of cleaning, and stabilizing.
SeaFoam only for me even with the lawn/garden tools!

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Stabil is EVIL, stay away from it. Use only Sea Foam.


(back when gasoline was , in fact , gasoline, and not the green crap they sell now, Stabil might have been the way to go. The use of synthetic rubber/plastic in modern carbs/EFI systems are made to handle the properties of modern gas. Stabil is not.
Where's Bulldog to yell at you for even thinking of using that stuff?

Really, use Seafoam, it rocks.

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SEAFOAM!! No Stabil.

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Sta-bil = bad
Seafoam = good


AKA: Tim & 'The Adventure Cycle' VROC #24567, NEVROC, SteelCity VROC


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Hyper, where do you get all those animated gifs??? They are great!!

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Most I get from HERE.
Ya just click on the one ya want, then go to the top of that page and copy the URL with the [IMG] code already attached.


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Can't go wrong with seafoam, I've never had a problem with stabil, but it doesn't clean like seafoam does.

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SeaFoam is made by the Gods.

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