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post #101 of 123 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 03:27 PM
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Mongo, it's not a head gasket leaking is it?
Don't know. Knowing my luck, it is. Bike is currently in pieces. About to throw it in a bag and take it someone who knows what the phuq they're doing, 'cause I sure as hell don't.

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post #102 of 123 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 03:32 PM
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I hate "in pieces" - that's the current state of my bike, but not for long. The rest of my parts should be here end of the week or beginning of next.

Did you see any signs of leakage between the head and cylinder fins?

Good luck bro.

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post #103 of 123 (permalink) Old 12-29-2012, 08:44 PM
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This is an older thread. I was searching valve train noise saw "Dave's" post on Seafoam. A few months a ago "Mrmetal" suggested running Seafoam though my engine. I went down to the beach and bottled up a couple pints.

On a serious note, I picked up a bottle at Napa and poured some in the case and fuel tank. I also spayed some aerosol seafoam into the throttle body. I've been riding most of my life and you get used to the tap tap tap... But my sled was getting loud and F'ing up my inner Chi. I was apposed to pouring any snake oil into my bike but seeing I'll be tearing the motor down in the near future I decided what can it hurt.

The Seafoam worked great. The valve train noise is back to normal and the engine smoothed out. Thanks
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post #104 of 123 (permalink) Old 08-11-2013, 08:13 AM
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For what it's worth....

I worked in a refinery from 1978 to 1990.
Naptha is simply one of the light end liquid cuts from crude oil.

In order from lightest to heaviest.
Light Naptha (Main ingredient in lighter fluid)
Heavy Naptha (Main ingredient in gasoline)
Kero Distillate (Raw kerosene, used in jet fuel and diesel)
Light Gas oil (used in diesel)
Heavy Gas oil (used in diesel)
Residual (used to make road oils and asphalts)
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post #105 of 123 (permalink) Old 08-17-2013, 09:19 PM
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I think you are wrong about naphtha rising the octane of gasoline. Naphtha is only bout 50-60 octane, adding that to gasoline would lower the rating of the gasoline.
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I put Seafoam in my bike and was hard for more than 4 hours. I had to call my doctor.


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post #107 of 123 (permalink) Old 08-19-2013, 09:05 AM
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I put Seafoam in my bike and was hard for more than 4 hours. I had to call my doctor.
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post #108 of 123 (permalink) Old 08-19-2013, 09:07 AM
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Full wood .... Musta poured in the whole bottle....

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What is the difference in Stabil Marine and Seafoam?
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post #110 of 123 (permalink) Old 10-20-2013, 09:51 PM
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I put Seafoam in my bike and was hard for more than 4 hours. I had to call my doctor.


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