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Old 11-12-2012, 12:26 AM
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Anyone got advice re fuel additives, i got a new DL650. Needed? which one?
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:45 AM
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I use seafoam for winterizing. I don't use additives during riding season.

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Old 11-12-2012, 01:01 AM
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Given that you live in the philippines, there is no such thing as winterizing, no corn ethanol, and therefore no fuel addatives required!
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Old 11-12-2012, 03:44 AM
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We dont have corn ethanol but there is a lot of ethanol in the gas, Sugar cane derived. We also have very questionable fuel supplies. Some people use here and some not. We dont have a big selection of products here but STP and Prestone is available.
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Default sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment

i recommend sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment. works ok for me. 99k on the clock. still running the original fuel pump & filter.

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Do you think there is a need the carb and injector additives? I have used them before when I had a Roadliner. I used to put a glug in approx every third fill.
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You know more about the quality of gasoline in the P. I., and the additives available (and if the additives actually have any active ingredients in them regardless of what the label says). Is the high octane gas there a better product?

Use an additive only for a specific problem. Water in the gas might be a concern due to the humidity or leaky underground tanks. Keep an additive for water handy.
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seafoam, seafoam,seafoam
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:15 AM
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Do you think there is a need the carb and injector additives? I have used them before when I had a Roadliner. I used to put a glug in approx every third fill.
No additives needed if you ride every day, if you leave for a long time drain all fuel. tank is electrostatically coated to prevent corrosion during empty storage. go to a well known station that has allot of fuel turn over. no stale gas. I run 93 or 95 think its only RON method here in the Philippines.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:17 AM
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seafoam, seafoam,seafoam
yes Seafoam is the best but unavailable here in the Philippines. unneeded if you ride like us 364 day a year! one day of rest for tune up! LOL
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