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Old 05-03-2016, 04:15 PM
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Toward the end of the riding season, I use Stabil in every tank fill-up no matter how nice the weather is. When the first blast of winter rolls in, there is no need to worry about the gas in the tank.

During the winter, I try to ride on those days that are good enough. Every fill-up gets a shot of Stabil.

I never worry about how old the gas in my tank is. Cleaning a set of carbs due to old gas is way more annoying than buying Stabil.
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Old 05-03-2016, 09:13 PM
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Toward the end of the riding season, I use Stabil in every tank fill-up no matter how nice the weather is. When the first blast of winter rolls in, there is no need to worry about the gas in the tank.

During the winter, I try to ride on those days that are good enough. Every fill-up gets a shot of Stabil.

I never worry about how old the gas in my tank is. Cleaning a set of carbs due to old gas is way more annoying than buying Stabil.
Still draws moisture cause of fuels alcohol content......and adding and running a bit, StarTrone or SeaFoam is the better option.
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Old 05-04-2016, 06:33 PM
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Toward the end of the riding season, I use Stabil in every tank fill-up no matter how nice the weather is. When the first blast of winter rolls in, there is no need to worry about the gas in the tank.

During the winter, I try to ride on those days that are good enough. Every fill-up gets a shot of Stabil.

I never worry about how old the gas in my tank is. Cleaning a set of carbs due to old gas is way more annoying than buying Stabil.
I have seen several people who totally believe in Sta-bil and bought the red stuff cause it was cheap and on sale. If the Sta-bil does not specifically say suitable for Ethanol.... It is not.
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Old 05-05-2016, 05:36 AM
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Seafoam may hit the wallet

But Seafoam is what I put in all my small engine and stored 5 gal fuel tanks for winter storage and just GP. Beats the snot out of having that stale gas issue and I consider it seven bucks well spent.

All of my saws, the outboard and lawn tools fire right up on demand, that alone is worth the price of admission.

I always buy non-ethanol gas as well. There are several locations around me that have it available year around.
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Old 05-05-2016, 01:55 PM
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But Seafoam is what I put in all my small engine and stored 5 gal fuel tanks for winter storage and just GP. Beats the snot out of having that stale gas issue and I consider it seven bucks well spent.

All of my saws, the outboard and lawn tools fire right up on demand, that alone is worth the price of admission.

I always buy non-ethanol gas as well. There are several locations around me that have it available year around.
Also, the small engine(mowers, chain saws, etc.) carry the leaded fuels by the quart and gallon. Also they carry the already pre-mixed leaded fuel for the two-stroke motors. Stihl brand comes to mind, but there are others also. I use the Stihl brand pre-mixed in my Stihl weed wacker. The leaded fuel can also be left in tank and fuel system over the winter months with no addatives and not have starting/running issues come spring time.
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