Fuel Additives?


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FallenHeavens
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Fuel Additives?

Postby FallenHeavens » Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:34 pm



What fuel additives do you use or recommend, and why?



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tumunga
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1980 GL1100I Interstate (gone)

Re: Fuel Additives?

Postby tumunga » Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:24 pm

I was told, back in the day when leaded was king (when the 1100 was made) to dump a little ATF fluid in the gas tank when you filled it up. About 6oz per tank. It replaces the "stuff" that the unleaded doesn't have.

Shoot, if I'm wrong, it's definitely not going to harm anything.
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suvcw04
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Re: Fuel Additives?

Postby suvcw04 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 9:17 am

A couple ounces of Sea Foam, a couple ounces of Marvel Mystery Oil. Added to a full tank 3 or 4 times in the summer, usually at different times. Six ounces of Sea Foam added before putting it into hibernation for the winter. Same goes for the lawn mower and the snowblower when their season is over.

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SteveB123
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Re: Fuel Additives?

Postby SteveB123 » Wed Jul 02, 2014 11:51 am

tumunga wrote:I was told, back in the day when leaded was king (when the 1100 was made) to dump a little ATF fluid in the gas tank when you filled it up. About 6oz per tank. It replaces the "stuff" that the unleaded doesn't have.

Shoot, if I'm wrong, it's definitely not going to harm anything.


1100's don't require leaded fuel, obviously.
Current:82 GL1100 Interstate, 60 Amp Poorboy, MSD coil
Previous: 93 GSX1100F Katana
82 GL500 Silverwing

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FlashBack
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Re: Fuel Additives?

Postby FlashBack » Thu Jul 03, 2014 1:50 pm

FallenHeavens wrote:What fuel additives do you use or recommend, and why?


I use PJ1 additive every few tankfuls. I notice increased performance and fuel mileage. 1 ounce per gallon for normal usage. 2 ounces per gallon for performance. I really like it.
Here is a link on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/PJ1-Octane-Plus-lead-substitute/dp/B0012TWYDY/ref=sr_1_1?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1404413347&sr=1-1&keywords=PJ1&tag=goldwingdocs-20




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