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Sea Foam Giving Away New Bronco

Sea Foam, which already has a strong track record of giving away cool vehicles, is at it again, this time with a new Ford Bronco. In partnership with Music City Trucks, Black Rifle Coffee Company and AutoZone, Sea Foam is offering the opportunity to win a 2021 Ford Bronco Big Bend™ edition. Ford reintroduced the…

Understanding Oil Viscosity

The reality is that the oil you choose can make a significant difference in engine performance and wear over time. Here’s how to decode your oil type and why it matters.  A MATTER OF THICKNESS  For the purposes of this article, we’ll focus on multigrade oils, which are the oils most commonly used in cars…

DIY boat storage tip – protecting the inside of your boat engine from corrosion

PROBLEM: As an angler, life often gets in the way of spending time on the water. Be it family, work, hunting or ice, extended sits can spell problems with your outboard engine. Without regular use, outboard motors are susceptible to aging fuel and even corrosion formation within the upper cylinder walls themselves.  The problem stems…

Using Sea Foam to Help Pass Emissions Tests

In 45 years as an automotive and diesel technician, Richard Crabtree performed thousands of emissions tests on a wide range of vehicles in Northern California.   The reasons for vehicles that failed were just as varied: misfires, bad O2 sensors, EVAP system leaks, bad fuel caps, failed catalytic converters—all things that would trigger one or more…