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DE-CARB VS. SEAFOAM

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Would like to know the best way to restore and keep performance in a 2 stroke engine.Run seafoam every once in a while of decarb through the carberators once a year?
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best thing to do is keep yer fuel filter clean and run engine out of gas. and always run clean new gas.
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Thanks for the reply,but not exactly what I needed to know.If you are running your 2 stroke out of gas and haven't had any problems,you are very lucky.If you run it out of gas,you are also running it out of oil,think about that for a min.
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umm just to inform you...running a 2 stroke out of gas doesnot hurt it a bit because the cylinder will be lubricated until engine runs out and also 2 strokes have no valves except a reed valve so no worrying there...every time i git done using my 2 stroke i run it out and runs perfect next time every time. keeping the gas/oil in the bowl fer a long time..gas will go bad quicker that way and can gum up yer jets etc..
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ok,but what about the seafoam vs. decarb?Which is better.
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I do the samething, run the fuel out the carbs.. been doing it for ever without any problems.. some call it as a part of winterizing your motor.. but i dont let my motor sit for months, i will fire it up and let it run for 10 or so miniutes at least 3 times in a month..
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seafoam..and if u dont see smoke from the seafoam coming out yer exhaust u didnt put enough of it..
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   cocodrie5
i do both. i run my motor out of gas in freshwater after my usual monthly saltwater trip and every year i seafoam the carbs!!! deputy dawg
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I know the stuff works wonders in car engines,figured the seafoam was good in 2 strokes too.Thanks for replies.
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   Leafman
I try my best to do my fair share of fishing during the winter months but if I am not able to get out then I will crank up the motor about every three weeks and let it run on the ears for a little while. I personally find that it will carbon up the plugs after letting it idle for a bit. I have a spark plug blaster that connects up to my air compressor and it works wonders on my plugs. I am running a 2003 Suzuki DT150 EFI. I put Stabil in my tank during the winter months because I don't use the boat as much as during the summer months. Should I use seafoam or any other preventative measures to extend the life of my motor and to maintain smooth operation year round?
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From what I know,seafoam is just for breaking up carbon deposits in the upper cylinder area.Not the same as stabil.
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