Okay to always use fuel stabilizer?

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Okay to always use fuel stabilizer?

Postby lotos » Fri 16.05.2014, 03:48

As I don't use the car all that often, and it's in "cold" storage a lot, I put Sta-Bil fuel stabilizer in every time I add gasoline to the tank. Around my parts there's always some ethanol in the fuel, and I'm hoping this is a good practice and not a mistake. Thoughts?
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Re: Okay to always use fuel stabilizer?

Postby DeanG » Fri 23.05.2014, 01:17

I've been using fuel stabilizer for a few years in our M100. I don't know if it helps but I haven't found a down side to its use.
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Re: Okay to always use fuel stabilizer?

Postby tigerdog » Sat 28.06.2014, 16:03

I certainly hope so - I've started using Sta-bil in Smaug about a year ago since he only gets out occasionally these days. Now I'm concerned and must start web-searching. :shock:
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Re: Okay to always use fuel stabilizer?

Postby lotos » Sat 28.06.2014, 20:41

I've googled it to death and personally can't find any signs that this is a bad idea, just, relatively speaking, expensive. Frankly I consider it cheap compared to the alternative.
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Re: Okay to always use fuel stabilizer?

Postby steve matthews » Sun 29.06.2014, 15:46

I personally do not use the fuel stabilizers. I do use the fuel injection cleaners and
octane boosters. I believe these do a similar job at keeping the Ethanol
from separating.

Steve -w- no problems yet.
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