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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-07-2005, 07:40 AM Thread Starter
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Stabil and Carb Cleaner

Not really knowing what's in Stabil, I found myself wondering if the carb cleaner I happen to be running through my fuel system will suffice to protect me from the ills of the winter sleep for my ride.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-07-2005, 09:04 AM
 
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Hi kanwisch-

Couldn't give you a list of "active ingredients" of what is in the can, but Stabil is so widely available and inexpensive that it isn't even worth your time to conduct the research! It does a good job of preventing varnish, that's for sure.

Home Depot, Sentry, Lowe's, Wal-Mart, Sears, K-Mart, Target...you name it and they all carry it.

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I agree with Blue... I would only assume the properties in carb cleaner would differ greatly from Stabil since they have two different functions.. I have witnessed the difference using Stabil and not using Stabil when the bike sits for awhile and will testify I wouldn't chance it for as inexpensive as Stabil is....

I also run injector cleaner occasionally through out the year as well...

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DR, perhaps you answered the underlying question then: will putting the two together be a problem.

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DR, perhaps you answered the underlying question then: will putting the two together be a problem.

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hmm... reckon you are right.. I'd like to know this as well..

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