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matman
07-12-2006, 08:00 PM
Manual states something about using a fuel additive if your boat sits idle for a week or more. Does anyone use this stuff?

qb12
07-13-2006, 09:23 AM
matman, i think they are referring to stabil.

matman
07-13-2006, 11:15 AM
Yes...it's stabil, anyone use this and if so where do you get it?

Smrtz
07-13-2006, 11:31 AM
Hey Matman, if you need this stuff you arent using your boat enough... you need to get your priorities straight...lol

Just kiddin, you should be able to get fuel stabilizer just about anywhere that sells automotive stuff ie. oil, injector cleaners, etc..

matman
07-13-2006, 11:36 AM
Smrt...doesn't this raise your octaine rating too? boats been diesling and it's been suggested its the gas, I've used 87 but now use 89...still diesles

Smrtz
07-13-2006, 11:40 AM
I was told never use anything less than mid grade (so 89) It could have caused some build up. From reading the board ive also seen that it isnt abnormal to get water or condensation in the gas. I would use the stabilizer and see if this fixes the problem but also top it up with high grade fuel too this will have a cleaning effect that hopefully would solve your problem.

matman
07-13-2006, 11:43 AM
Thanks...I give er a try

Wake Master
07-13-2006, 10:42 PM
If you think you may have moisture in the fuel add a can of HEET.