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Old 02-29-2020, 09:06 PM   #21
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Other than a few people I know who are on this forum, nobody here has heard of Seafoam (MMO either). How much do they cost? Are they flammable? That would affect the cost to import some dramatically. I'm doubtful the cost and effort would be worthwhile.

It's flammable, so the cost of getting to Oz is sky high. Bad luck.


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You can substitute ATF for the MMO, should be available in OZ, cheaper than MMO also. FWIW
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Yeh, no. I wouldn't. Maybe in crankcase just before an oil change but not in gas.
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Old 03-01-2020, 03:12 PM   #24
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I would put the Sea-foam in my Carburetor on my A to clean the carbon, does a good job.
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Old 03-01-2020, 07:08 PM   #25
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Google ingredients for Sea-foam, might want to make it yourself for about .50 a can




BTW checked my local store, they sell it for 7.99 per can

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Old 03-02-2020, 09:45 AM   #26
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Some naphtha, kerosene and isopropyl alcohol.
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You can substitute ATF for the MMO, should be available in OZ, cheaper than MMO also. FWIW
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ATF has nothing in common with MMO or seafoam. I hear this all the time use some ATF it does nothing but gum up the exhaust side
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I like ATF for sticky guides and softening carbon. During the early days of hydraulic lifters it was used quite a bit.
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I like ATF for sticky guides and softening carbon. During the early days of hydraulic lifters it was used quite a bit.
I like it in my AT and that's about all. some good 2 cycle oil in the fuel will do way more good for loosening up sticky valves
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Beater I've also been told over the years by the older guys that a quart of fuel oil or diesel fuel in a ten gallon tank of go juice is good for a Model A too, if you don't have MMO, for upper cylinder lubrication and sticky valves.

Marvel Mystery Oil works really good in our Model A and also the '36 Ford with the later Flattie. It keeps the valves from sticking. Cars definitely start easier and run better with the stuff in the gasoline.
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Beater I've also been told over the years by the older guys that a quart of fuel oil or diesel fuel in a ten gallon tank of go juice is good for a Model A too, if you don't have MMO, for upper cylinder lubrication and sticky valves.

Marvel Mystery Oil works really good in our Model A and also the '36 Ford with the later Flattie. It keeps the valves from sticking. Cars definitely start easier and run better with the stuff in the gasoline.


Have also heard that MMO is good in gas for the Carb Viton float valve model and for the gas shutoff, battles the effects of ethanol gas.
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