atf /seafoam


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squirrel
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atf /seafoam

Post by squirrel » Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:15 am



hi. as we cannot get seafoam over here in uk could i use atf or will this damage the engine on gl1100 83 thanks



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Re: atf /seafoam

Post by Fulcrum » Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:19 pm

I'm assuming you want to use it to clean out any sludge in the engine? If so many people use ATF as an engine flush. Just go easy with the power and limit the time you run the bike with AFT in it.

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Re: atf /seafoam

Post by skier » Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:29 pm

I put a few ounces in a tank of gas occasionally, to help keep things clean. Old time mechanics have bee doing this for decades.

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Re: atf /seafoam

Post by buffdaddy55 » Mon May 06, 2013 5:22 pm

I use ATF in each tankfull and only use SF once a month. Increases MPG w/ATF. Drops off if I don't put it in .



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