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Mechanic In A Bottle?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by RickyDL77, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    We use zero additives and our machines start and run flawlessly.
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  2. retrodog

    retrodog LawnSite Silver Member
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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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  3. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
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    C'mon Pugs.......get off the fence and tell us what you think.....:blob2:
     
  4. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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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. :usflag:
     
  5. Lefet

    Lefet LawnSite Bronze Member
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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????????
     
  6. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    Seeing as how most carbs are considered unrebuildable nowadays what can it hurt to try.:usflag:
     
  7. Lefet

    Lefet LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It worked for me!! :weightlifter:
     
  8. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
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    No way.....that stuff is the real deal....
    but....I wouldnt pour it in my gas tank or soak my carb in it.:nono:
     
  9. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
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    shazammmmmmmm....
     
  10. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
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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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