Does old gas gum up the fuel injector on the fi bikes?


3 replies to this topic
  • jcm3

Posted March 23, 2011 - 06:15 PM

#1

I did a bunch of searches, but couldn't seem to find the right wording, and was coming up nil.

When either purchasing an fi bike that has sat on the delaership floor for over a year, or when letting an fi bike sit for awhile, is there a concern with gas gumming up the fuel injectors in the same way that it does a carbed bike?

I was a big Mustang guy (fuel injected versions), and I know my car sat months at a time without any issue. I know that old gas can cause some issues with plugging up the jets, and I'm curious if that's something to be concerned about with the 2010 and later bikes.

If it is, what's the best method for cleaning the injectors?

Thanks for any info.

  • grayracer513

Posted March 23, 2011 - 07:23 PM

#2

When either purchasing an fi bike that has sat on the delaership floor for over a year, or when letting an fi bike sit for awhile, is there a concern with gas gumming up the fuel injectors in the same way that it does a carbed bike?

It can, but brand name fuel injector cleaning additives actually do work to free things up.

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  • Kx450fguy

Posted March 23, 2011 - 07:24 PM

#3

old gas and low octane gas screw everything up. dont let the same gas sit in there for more then a month and a half or two

  • Bkew

Posted March 23, 2011 - 07:49 PM

#4

it can, but brand name fuel injector cleaning additives actually do work to free things up.


+1....





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