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Old 02-09-2012, 07:33 PM
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We use zero additives and our machines start and run flawlessly.
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Old 02-09-2012, 10:37 PM
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Okay, i have seen them all, but the only 2 that i have seen work magically in front of my eyes is phazer and briggs additive. You can physically put gas in a clear glass, add water to it, then pour phazer or the briggs in, and the water magically dissapears magically in front of your eyes. Startron, seafoam, stabil, and everything else i have done this way does absolutely nothing even after days of sitting in the glass, in fact the startron looks as if it bound to the water and created a bigger bubble pocket inside the gas. Water will simply not travel through the jets in your carb. Ethanol cause more water build up, so the trick is to use something to dissapate the water. One pf oir local gas stations got hit for having neary 40 gallons of water in the bottom of hos tanks, he swears he poured phazer in it and when theu.came back to retest the fuel the water was gone, seems like he has no reason to lie about it, he doesnt sell it or anything...
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Old 02-10-2012, 02:43 PM
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Went to the same update this year. Some of the mechanics there were raving about either this product or one of the other ones made by the same company. They use it on the cheap weadwackers and stuff that come in for repair. Either just running it through or taking the carb off and soaking the carb in it. I guess one of them really does rejuvenate the diaphragms a bit.

I still have that bottle laying around and have yet to try it LOL.
C'mon Pugs.......get off the fence and tell us what you think.....
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Old 02-10-2012, 03:14 PM
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Its all snake oil.....motor honey...muffler bearing remover.....kanooter valve treatment....etc....
Should have Lefet alone.......clean the carb and the fuel system and it won't take 7 minutes to run good.
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Do you feel the same about Marvel Mystery Oil? Invented over a century ago for the purpose of dissolving carbon and gum deposits. Seems to have stood the test of time.
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Old 02-10-2012, 03:41 PM
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So I started and ran it today. It definately cleaned it up, it DEFINATELY runs better. Now, do I consider it to be a miracle cure? No, I do however appreciate the fact that I can keep the blower in the rotation until I have the time and materials to do the job correctly.

Actually it ran pretty good... wanted to keep on blowing...... maybe move over to the neighbors yard......

IS IT SPRING YET????????
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Old 02-10-2012, 03:54 PM
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Seeing as how most carbs are considered unrebuildable nowadays what can it hurt to try.
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Old 02-10-2012, 03:58 PM
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Seeing as how most carbs are considered unrebuildable nowadays what can it hurt to try.
It worked for me!!
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:09 PM
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Do you feel the same about Marvel Mystery Oil? Invented over a century ago for the purpose of dissolving carbon and gum deposits. Seems to have stood the test of time.
No way.....that stuff is the real deal....
but....I wouldnt pour it in my gas tank or soak my carb in it.
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Old 02-10-2012, 04:10 PM
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it worked for me!!
shazammmmmmmm....
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Old 02-10-2012, 07:06 PM
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Well I bought the Mechanic in a bottle kit that included a bucket/screen and liquid. I got about 20 old carb that I am running thru. I am going to run all carb that I pull off thru the stuff. I don't recall anyone talking about anything else you could put carb in to clean them up. But may have missed it.
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