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Old 11-12-2017, 04:06 PM
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Default Petrol stabiliser additive.

Having heard from other bikers who've had fuel go off or collect moisture thanks to the ethanol content, I am going to buy some stabiliser additive.
Seeing as the tank is de-rusted and fully plumbed in, its time to get some juice in it.

Does anyone use petrol stabiliser over winter?
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Old 11-12-2017, 04:51 PM
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Cant say i have ever had a problem, often leave a can of petrol, the mower and strimmer over winter, this year the bike, so i guess we will see come next year, have left cars and bikes for month with no ill effects.
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Old 11-12-2017, 10:05 PM
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I only ever had problems with old fuel in the fuel injected bikes I've had.
Especially the cheap fuel from supermarkets.

I put new petrol in the lawn mower every year.
I run it almost empty in late summer and then leave it till spring and put new petrol in it.
Never fails to start.
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Old 12-12-2017, 05:18 AM
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We'll see when I try to get my bike going next year.
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Old 12-12-2017, 06:58 AM
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Mine and the missus usually sit for 3-4 months or so and never had a problem, hers and the GS1000 gets a dose of that Lucas petrol cleaner stuff when its time to go back out. But I run the GS on posh petrol from BP/shell stations.

The ZZR, I just go and start every now and again, it gets posh stuff for a few outings when its time.

Never had any bother.
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Old 12-12-2017, 09:19 AM
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I have left one of mine for over a year and had no issues, started first time (with jump leads) no nasty fumes out of the back neither.
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