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post #1 of 6 Old 03-08-2013, 11:47 PM Thread Starter
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Ethanol sucks

I have been adding a mix of sea foam and blue marine stabil to all my scooters and Sthil lawn equiptment for years now with no issues.

I also turn the gas off and run it dry if I plan to store it over a week +

Corn is for deer and eating on the cob.

What octane you guys running in your stock KLR's?
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post #2 of 6 Old 03-08-2013, 11:59 PM
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In Alberta Canada where I live, Premium fuel contains no alcohol by law.That is all I will use in a carburated engine, motorcycle, boat, quad,chainsaw, weedwacker, snowblower.... The $0.40 per gal is is worth every cent. Everything starts easier, runs better and no gummy goo. My snow blower sits three seasons and fires in the winter, no additives, every year.
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post #3 of 6 Old 03-09-2013, 05:39 AM
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What justjeff said.
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post #4 of 6 Old 03-09-2013, 04:41 PM
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87 or whatever is the lowest price. No additives ever and dont plan on it. Running the fuel out is ok I guess if the toy is going to set for months on end like my snow blower...Heck my toys are lucky to get 30 days off between run sessions.
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post #5 of 6 Old 03-09-2013, 07:16 PM Thread Starter
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I thought you Yankees parked your scooters for the winter.
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post #6 of 6 Old 03-11-2013, 09:00 AM
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Keep n eye on this site (a listing of ethanol-free gas):
http://pure-gas.org/
I have found in my area/State that providers change regularly.
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