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This is a discussion on Video: How to SeaFoam a WRX. within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I made a short video over the weekend illustrating how to quickly and properly SeaFoam a WRX boxer engine. This ...

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    Video: How to SeaFoam a WRX.

    I made a short video over the weekend illustrating how to quickly and properly SeaFoam a WRX boxer engine. This may be useful for many new members coming over asking what the 'seafoaming' is.

    I used 1/4 can the weekend before, 1/2 in the tank, and the remaining 1/4 can last weekend. It made a very noticeable difference. The engine has a very smooth feel to it now.

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    Nice Video.
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    Nice! The smoke is my favorite part of seafoaming, especially when i seafoamed my '63. Couldn't see the house across the street
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    Thanks, I'm gonna definitely need to do that before my next emissions testing in September. The CEL came on on the way home from the testing station...

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    The vid won't play for some reason. It's like it's been removed or something.

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    Is seafoam safe?

    everything i read about turbo maintenance you never want to put something like that through your engine because it will knock some carbon loose and it will run through your turbo chewing up your fans.

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    Great Video!

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnbmackin View Post
    everything i read about turbo maintenance you never want to put something like that through your engine because it will knock some carbon loose and it will run through your turbo chewing up your fans.
    The why does Subaru sell a Upper Engine Cleaner that is used for both the turbocharged and non turbocharged vehicles? It does the same thing as the Seafoam induction cleaning. Carbon is not going to get "knocked loose" as it is turned to sludge and burned up during combustion.

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    Good Video!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hold_Fast View Post
    Nice Video.
    Thanks!
    Quote Originally Posted by Chrisfit View Post
    Nice! The smoke is my favorite part of seafoaming, especially when i seafoamed my '63. Couldn't see the house across the street
    The smoke part is my least favorite, I have neighbors all around just right on the other side of the fence. I think it's a good idea to do it after dusk.
    Quote Originally Posted by smorris View Post
    Thanks, I'm gonna definitely need to do that before my next emissions testing in September. The CEL came on on the way home from the testing station...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Driftmonkey View Post
    The vid won't play for some reason. It's like it's been removed or something.
    Sometimes google's cache servers go temporarily offline and some vids 'disappear'. It's good now, and make sure to watch in HD
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    Great Video!
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    Quote Originally Posted by EvoEatr View Post
    Good Video!
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    Nice show, great how to.
    Thanks

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