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#4560106 - 10/31/17 11:04 AM Winter storage?
Camprunner Offline


Registered: 02/19/08
Posts: 1034
Loc: MA.
What is the best fuel additive to put in the tank of my 2013 Ford Mustang? Seafoam? Sta-Bull? Other?

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#4560113 - 10/31/17 11:10 AM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
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Registered: 10/17/04
Posts: 2951
Loc: Midwest, Illinois
I've had success with, and am happy with StaBil Marine when putting RV's away for the winter sleep.
October to April. Dope it, fill it, store it.
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#4560137 - 10/31/17 11:37 AM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
buck91 Offline


Registered: 04/17/12
Posts: 2449
Loc: West Michigan
I, also, use Stabil Marine. It goes in my Mustang as well as OPE and surplus fuel containers year-round.
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#4560140 - 10/31/17 11:40 AM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
StevieC Offline


Registered: 08/21/08
Posts: 17116
Loc: Ontario, Canada
My dad never puts anything in his Gasoline R.V. and stores it most of the year and then tops off with fresh fuel in the spring before they take it out. No issues in almost 20 years of ownership. Passes local smog tests too.


Edited by StevieC (10/31/17 11:41 AM)
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#4560163 - 10/31/17 11:57 AM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
Oldmoparguy1 Offline


Registered: 01/21/05
Posts: 5612
Loc: Charlotte, NC
I put a double dose of regular StaBil in everything. Works for me.
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#4560186 - 10/31/17 12:13 PM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
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Registered: 05/18/12
Posts: 4358
Loc: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
I just drive my good car in the winter every now and then when the roads are salt free. Of course, that's easier to do where I live though.

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#4560209 - 10/31/17 12:35 PM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
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Registered: 04/09/08
Posts: 12702
Loc: Onondaga County
If you can find it, fill the tank as full as you can with ethanol free gas. Park until spring.
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#4560227 - 10/31/17 01:01 PM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
Donald Offline


Registered: 03/21/04
Posts: 20450
Loc: Upstate NY
Blue StaBil or Startron. Of course E0 gas would be best also.
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#4560799 - 11/01/17 12:46 AM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
AP9 Offline


Registered: 07/10/13
Posts: 278
Loc: Chicago suburbs
Sta-Bil (preferably the Marine variety). Fill up the tank using real gasoline (ethanol-free) if at all possible.
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#4560803 - 11/01/17 01:00 AM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
AMC Offline


Registered: 10/17/10
Posts: 892
Loc: South Eastern, CT
Asking about fuel stabilizers is like asking about motor oil or religion. You are going to get a wide variety of answers with varying opinions running the gamut from "fuel additives are a scam" to "I've been using this product every fill up since 1950 and my engines always run great".....

That being said, I have had bad experiences with red Stabil and Star-tron enzyme fuel treatment so I no longer use them. I use K100MG or Biobor EB. K100MG goes in all the equipment with a smaller gas tank like; lawn equipment, motorcycles, etc. For cars, trucks or anything larger than about a 10 gallon gas tank, I use Biobor EB.
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#4560858 - 11/01/17 05:28 AM Re: Winter storage? [Re: Camprunner]
SevenBizzos Offline


Registered: 12/10/06
Posts: 693
Loc: The IL
Yes. Drive until nearly empty. Find ethanol free fuel. Add Sta-bil. Fill up. Drive 25 miles home. Probably about a week or two before my Mustang goes into hibernation.

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