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Old 03-14-2009, 03:25 PM   #1
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love to try Seaform, how do i get it in the uk

Want to clean out my engine mainly because of rough idles and hesitations, i've got a e46 318i

I've seen seafoam and deep creep and it looks like the perfect product that i need to do all this, however there sell them in the US and can't find anyone selling it in the uk

Does anyone know a shop that could deliver abroad, or if someone has got some if they are willing to sell some, lol

will really appreciate any help from my American cousins
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Old 03-14-2009, 03:32 PM   #2
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Do they not have google in the UK?

http://www.amazon.com/MIDSTATES-INC-...7059129&sr=1-6
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Old 03-14-2009, 03:33 PM   #3
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seam foam isnt really all that....not worth the trouble...they are similar products out in the market that will give you the same results if not better.
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Old 03-14-2009, 03:49 PM   #4
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I found one more or less equivalent at Halfords. It is called carbon cleaner.

Let the engine running and spray very little quantity into the air intake directly. Remove the intake box and spray directly into the pipe. Take it easy. One gentle quick spray at a time. Do it about 10 times with a 10-15 sec delay in between.
Also use a good injector cleaner in the tank directly. Use a full tank. Do it twice.

Then if not done recently, a few things like new filters, coils, sparks, oil change, MAF sensor cleaning...would probably help restoring some power and pleasure.

Once it is done check the car runs fine, if not get a diag and see if anything else might be broken.
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Old 03-14-2009, 03:50 PM   #5
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well i did type in seafoam in google and that amazon site didn't come up mainly because its not called seafoam in the title, and it looks like they don't deliver abroad but seaching for a companu on amazon which will
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Old 03-14-2009, 04:00 PM   #6
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If you really have rough idle problems seafoam won't do much for rough idle and hesitations. You would be better off giving your idle control valve a clean and if that doesn't solve it look at VANOS next. The alu blocks don't really get hot enough for seafoam to do what it does.
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Old 03-14-2009, 04:13 PM   #7
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the car has been serviced, got new maf sensor, new idle control valve, new fuel filter, after all this its much better, however it does hesitate sometimes, so thought a good addictive such has seafoam will get rid of 11 years of dirt which may have built up inside. i know for sure the car hasn't been looked after by the past owners,
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