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Old 12-18-2011, 01:03 AM
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Sea foamed the prelude today

So I seafoamed my luxe today. I have a 00 base. It's my third prelude. I dumped half if the bottle in my gas and I funneled the other half through my Pcv valve. It smoked for a couple miles so I'm glad I took back roads to drop my baby off at the sitters before work. Once I got on main road it had stopped. Any way I have a automatic and I actually like it. All my other cars are stick and it is a nice change. I have nit had any problems out of the tranny knock on wood. So I go to pass a car and wow it got all it's spunk back. It is driving like a whole other car. I had lost some of it's peppyness. I keep sea foam in my gas about every three fill ups and only use the best gas. I use it in my oil before changes to keep it cleaned up never with any issues at all. I do it in all my vehicles. I usually suck it through my brake booster but it has never worked as good as it did with the Pcv valve.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

I normally suck it in using the hose form the pcv valve to the intake manifold - (not directly into the pcv valve) I'm assuming that's what you meant.

In the gas tank once every 3 fillups? that's a bit much imo. Not sure if that an cause any long term damage or not unless you rarely drive the car.



You should have posted this in the reviews section (if there isn't a review existing then make one)
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

Nope attached funnel to the Pcv valve and slowly poured it in. And no sea foam is safe I have used it since it came out and I used it the first time. I have used it in every car the same way. I have a Xb a eclipse a accent and my Lude right now. They all run great. I just haven't and don't do the Pcv too often and it really woke it up when I did yesterday. I u use it in your tank every three or four fill ups it just keeps all your injectors and your lines as well as your tAnk clean.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

But, pouring it into the pcv valve is pouring it into the baffle within the valve cover. Therefore some is pouring into the oil anyway.


You're supposed to suck it through the line attached to the IM to clean out the buildup etc within the injectors and the IM. Pouring it into a cup and sticking the hose in that cup while the motor is running until the engine bogs down and dies. Then you start it up and let it run for 10 minutes or so until it slows down on the massive smoke screen. Followed by driving it around.

You should change your oil now.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

No you remove your Pcv you turn it upside down and you attach the funnel to it. It is still attached to the hose and the hose is attached to the mani. There is actually even a diy post on this site to do it that way I saw today and I was surprised someone else does it the sMe way. It works great. Like I said I have been doing this a long time never any problems. Also this wasn't a review on Sea foam it was a thread about being excited about a car running so good again.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

Ah, misunderstood then. Sounded like you funneled it into the vc.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

Shoot no lol. I always pour about a third of bottle in before oil change drive to work a few times that it in my oil.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

Sea foams website recomends you use it in your oil after you get your oil changed so you can let it work its majic, then about 100 miles or so later change the oil again sea foam free.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

I have found that after a oil change is not good it will thin your oil. On most cars that may be cine but on ours they have enough oil problems why add to them lol
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

Did the same thing to my 'Lude last night. I poured the recommended 1/3 pint into a wide mouthed container and tilted it so the Seafoam was shallow against the wall of the container. I unplugged my PCV and let it sip from the shallow area. I tried to rig the accelerator to the 2000rpm mark, but gave up. The sipping method seemed slow enough to not kill it at idle. Then I turned it off for 15 minutes and poured the rest into my gas tank. Started it up and laughed my ass off as I smoke-screened everyone behind me for about 2-3 miles. I hope some day I get to do this in front of some dickwad's modded diesel truck. My engine bogged pretty severely under any acceleration for the first mile or so, but once that was over, she revved and idled way, way more smoothly. Definitely suggest Seafoam!
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

I love the feel of a great running car.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

I'm a seafoam fan too, but usually put 1/3 into crankcase, 1/3 into the brake booster line, and 1/3 into the fuel tank.
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

Yeah I do that every oil change except I do the pcv
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Re: Sea foamed the prelude today

I did it to my JDM H22A when I first swapped it in back in '09. Good stuff.
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