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Old 04-09-2017, 07:23 AM
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Good work Wes.


-top up fuel tank, add stabilizer. preferably non ethanol fuel.
The only thing I would add is to swap these around. Always put in the stabilizer THEN fill the tank. Unless you jump up and down on a rail or otherwise agitate the fuel in the tank for a while, it won't mix in and the Sta-bil will evaporate off out the vent hole.
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Old 04-11-2017, 07:53 AM
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Wes, if you know you'll have the boat laid up for a while, spray some fogging oil (like spray Seafoam!) into the carb until it chokes and then drain the carb bowl just as if you were winterizing. I've found that leaving any trace of ethanol laced fuel in the carb for more than a couple of months results in yellow jello like deposits that gum up the works..literally.
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Is Seafoam really equivalent to fogging oil? It seems more like naptha, a solvent, to me. Fogging oil is more like 2-cycle engine oil in a spray can.
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tenders, i don't know but I've been using it for years and it seems to work OK for me.
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