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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-11-2009, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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is it better to completly drain or completly fill gas tank for winter storage? I always use stabilizer through the bike but am unsure as to whether to keep it full or drain it. Any advice?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-12-2009, 06:00 AM
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I'd keep it full and add SeaFoam to it.

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I would worry about rust with a completely dry tank. I have always used Stabil in the fuel but am considering Seafoam. I fill up with non ethanol fuel, put the stabil in and run the bike till the treated fuel is well through the system. Oh, then I begin pissing and moaning for spring!


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Exactly as he states....I HATE WINTER...but yes...full tank of good gas with some Stabil or Myster Oil

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i agree fill up with non ethanol premium i use stabil and seafoam in my atv i dont ride it that much and ive had to pull the carbs off twice . i live in texas so i ride my bike pretty much all year,not alot of miles but at least once or twice a week unless im on jobs.
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oh yeah keep the tank full as someone mentioned
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Thanks for the advice. I read this forum all the time and find it very helpfull. love my vulcan!
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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-15-2009, 05:37 AM
 
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Visit http://www.storagedeluxe.com/motorcycle-storage.asp for some useful tips on storing your bike.
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