A warning to those looking to mod their motorized bicycles:

Most, if not all, of the hacks and mods featured on this site were made by individual hobbyists. If you are new to working with 2-stroke bicycle engines, please by aware that there's a possibility that a mod featured on this site could seriously damage your engine. Please don't try any mod from this or any other site unless you fully understand what you are doing. The owner of this blog will not be held responsible for both material and bodily damage caused by performing a modification featured on this blog. Also remember that opening up your engine may void your warranty!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

How to SeaFoam your MB engine

I've seen plenty of videos on using SeaFoam on Miatas and Jaguars, but I haven't found many instructions on how to use SeaFoam on our Happy Time engines!  This video is straight forward in showing just how this is done.If you're trying to figure out how to get rid of that black stuff from your piston(carbon deposits), then this is one way to do that.  SeaFoam is a petroleum-based cleaner that's about $8 - $10 for a can, and by injecting it into your engine after a warm-up you can [attempt to] get rid of those evil carbon deposits!  The only by-product is some thick white smoke coming from your exhust(to show you that it's working).Since our engines don't have induction tubes like some cars have, this method involves running the engine without the air filter and gradually spraying in SeaFoam through the carburetor, spraying in just enough at a time that the engine doesn't stall out.A cheaper alternative to SeaFoam is B-12 Chemtool, but SeaFoam is a tried and true product.

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