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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 06-20-2013, 11:28 AM Thread Starter
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Hey guys I'm getting horrible gas mileage and have discovered fuel in the crank case, someone told me sea foam could fix the float problem or else I'm going to take the carb off and clean it, want to try the sea foam first just wondering where and how to use it, a little feed back is greatly appreciated
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Buy a can at your local auto parts store and pour 2-4 oz in your gas tank... the rude it like you stole it! If its just crud in the tank getting to the carbs this might help burn it out... might wanna try a couple of doses.

Also check the Carb section the is a thread near the top if the first page describing a back blow method...

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So spraying it in the gas tank could possibly unstick the float? And if that doesn't work try the blow backing method
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Because the main proble are the floats, I've seen videos where they spray it somewhere else so I should put it in the gas tank on an empty tank and fill up correct? And then ride the heck out if it
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Just pour 2-4 oz in a full tank of gas. Ride spiritedly. Repeat.

If it does not work try Wolfie's black-back trick.

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Thanks for the info guys ill be sure to get back to you and let you know how it does and if it works
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And when most of us talk about sea foam, we are talking about the can/bottle that you pour, not the spray version.

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Like Deviate said... its a liquid... just like fuel... the spray would be a cleaner similar to Carb or brake cleaner.

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Wow good thing u told me I would have bought the wrong thing thank you for the helpful advice
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