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babyblade41

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babyblade41 says:

Can anyone recommend an additive

for both carb and non carb??

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albert88

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albert88 says:

fuel

on the description it absorbs water from the tank etc , i would drain everything and add the treatment if it were my bike ,also if its posible could you take the tank off and keep it in the house?no condensation then:smile

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smidget

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smidget says:

O.K.

Its a stabiliser, so therefore you add it to your fuel, run the bike for a short while to ensure that the fuel additive is in all parts of the fuel sytem, and you can then allow the bike to stand with the fuel in it.

Placing a fuel tank in the house will void any insurance you have regarding your house and contents.

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babyblade41

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babyblade41 says:

I can on the ZX amd will probably do that at the weekend

but it's a whole different ball game on the MV.

 

 You have no handbook as such and every job needs specialist tools or equipment.  Just fitting an optimate needed a special lead to fit to the diagnostic cable as battery is located beneath the fuel tank:shock:

 

It's done now but those Italians don't like you fiddling :wacko:

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albert88

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albert88 says:

smidget

know what you are saying about the stabiliser but personally i would drain the fuel . as for the tank in the house how can an empty fuel tank void insurance?

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smidget

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smidget says:

albert

empty tanks contain vapour which makes it more explosive, hence why it is difficult to get a fuel tank welded unless the welder knows what he is doing.

 

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weasel64

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weasel64 says:

the best way

imho , is make sure you start her up at least once a week , run her till the fans kick in , make sure ya keep topping her up with fuel though , i do this on me m4 1000r & she's been ' sorn ' for the last 10 months & i aint had no probs with it , & before anyone says ya need to give her a ' spin ' ie: i run out , i have .. just dont tell the cops ( or the mrs ) :shock:

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albert88

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albert88 says:

smidget

understand the vapours but how can it void insurance? surely a sealed tank is safer that a can of hairspray /deoderant etc .?

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calamityjane

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calamityjane says:

I know some

men, who give off more vapour than a tank, would that make my insurance nul and void :lol:

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babyblade41

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babyblade41 says:

Cj

on form this evening xx

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smidget

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smidget says:

albert

storing of fuel containers indoors is not a practice the house insurance industry seems to like.

A bike fuel tank is not a sealed vessel it breaths otherwise the fuel will not reach the engine, if it is sealed then as the fuel is drained from the tank it becomes vapour locked and collapses in on its self.

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