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seafoam uk

Postby squirrel » Fri Mar 08, 2013 6:58 pm



can you buy seafoam in uk or is there a similar make that does the same job difficult to source except e~bay



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Re: seafoam uk

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Re: seafoam uk

Postby squirrel » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:25 pm

wow. thank you for the link .question have you used this product + is it the same as sea foam + thanks for rapid response i think we are 5hours behind in uk .respect

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Re: seafoam uk

Postby eklimek » Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:46 pm

All such additives are essentially solvents. Here are some examples

CSF53
Isopropanol 30%
Diacetone Alcohol 10%
Xylene 60%

Techron Concentrate
Distillates, hydrotreated light < 50 %weight Aka: Paint thinner(oil based)
Stoddard solvent < 35 %weight Aka: dry clean solvent, white solvent
Solvent naphtha, light aromatic 5 - 10 %weight : zippo lighter fluid
Benzene, 1,2,4-trimethyl- 95-63-6 1 - 5 %weight : powerful toxic solvent
Xylene , powerful solvent

GUM OUT INJECTOR CLEANER (WINTER GRADE)
Trade secret or proprietary formula < 1 ( secret #1)
Petroleum distillate(s) (unspecified) 40-70 ( most likely paint thinner)
Detergent/Inhibitor mixture 1-10 ( secret #2 )
Isopropanol 30-50 (rubbing alcohol, GAS DRYER "CH3CHOHCH3")

Seafoam ingredients:
1 PALE OIL 4229 40-60% = A base or process oil refined until its color = yellow.
2 NAPHTHA 20 25-35%
3 IPA 125 10-20% = Isopropyl Alcohol (rubbing alcohol),

"GM TEC" ingredients:
2-BUTOXYETHANOL, a paint and ink solvent , used even in Clorox cleaner 409
Naptha, , raises octane rating of gas, , simular to Zippo ligher fluid. Coleman camp fuel.
4-METHYL-2-PENTANOL, (aka:Methyl isobutyl carbinol) used as a lacquer paint tinner
9-OCTADECENDIC ACID.(aka:Oleic acid, found in Olive oil)

BG-44k:
Light Aromatic Solvent Naphtha , ( Zippo lighter fluid)
1, 2, 4-Trimethylbenzene , commonly found in up to 7% by volume already in Gasoline.
Xylene ,(1,2-dimethylbenzene & 1,3-dimethylbenzene & 1,4-dimethylbenzene), xylol , powerful solvent
Cumene ,(isopropylbenzene, ) powerful solvent,raises octane of gasoline.

GUNK , RADIATOR SPECIALTY COMPANY, FUEL INJECTION AIR INTAKE CLEANER
2-Propanone 30-60 % aka: Acetone
Ethylbenzene >10 % a powerful solvent
Hydrotreated Heavy Paraffinic Distillate 1-10 % weak solvent
Methanol 1-4% , solvent.
Propane 10-30% , gas
Toluene 15-45% ,powerful solvent
Xylene (mixed isomers) 5-20%

Red Line SI-1
1-5% Alkenylamine - (a detergent ,even used sometimes,in baby shampoo)
1-10% Isoctanol - ( C8H18O , aka, 2-ethylhexan-1-ol, or Octyl alcohol)
1-10% 1,2,4 Trimethylbenzene , (C9H12 )
5-20% Aliphatic Napthta , zippo lighter fluid. , aka: white gas, low octane)

Valvoline Complete Fuel System Cleaner
52 - 62% Kersosene
28-38% Light hydrotreated petroleum distillate
6-16% Stoddard Solvent ( stoddard is the name of the man who invented dry cleaning)


Army Regulation 70–12

"Any new fuel or lubricant additives will be introduced only if there is a proven need and justification fully supported by adequate testing and evaluation. "

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Re: seafoam uk

Postby tfdeputydawg » Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:43 am

squirrel wrote:wow. thank you for the link .question have you used this product + is it the same as sea foam + thanks for rapid response i think we are 5hours behind in uk .respect

No I have not used it! Living in the US, I use Stabil for winter storage time in my bikes and mower.

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Re: seafoam uk

Postby Sidcar » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:40 pm

Forte Gas Treatment is the stuff.
I've used it for years.

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