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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-29-2010, 06:13 PM Thread Starter
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Gas Shut Off

I have a 450 Sportsman, I don't ride it for a couple of weeks at a time. My question is do you shut the fuel off and then run the motor till it stops or do you just park it and start it up in a couple of weeks.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-29-2010, 08:28 PM
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wayyyy better then turning the gas valve off and running till it dies (which i wouldnt do) is putting fuel stabilizer in the gas tank and running the motor for 5 mins or so so the fuel stabilizer gets all the way through the carb and a battery tender (read: no charger, there is a difference, if you dont know, just ask) on the battery....then you will be good to go. can leave the fuel valve open
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dont forget to read the stabilizer instructions you need to add stabilizer every 3 months for 1 year the you have to dump the tank and replace the gas after that
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