In airplanes, we used to use a product called Lenkheight (sp). Kind of like Slick 50, but without the Teflon that could break off and plug oil passages.
It bonded to the metal parts at the molecular level and would create a protective layer. One testimony was of a Cessna 170 that blew an oil line over the mountains and was able to fly 25 minutes out of the mountains with no oil pressure.
You probably won't have a problem, but I have heard of folks putting Sta-bil in the fuel any time they use Ethanol. Problem is that fuel containing Ethanol goes bad a lot faster than non-Ethanol fuel.
Why not just pay the extra few cents and get Ethanol free premium? I use it in my 1948 Ford 8N tractor too, and don't have any problems.
Ethanol will soften rubber components of older fuel systems. It apparently also gums crap up easier with varnish and all kinds of nasties if it sets too long in the machine.
Short term, you probably wouldn't have any problems. I just remember cleaning and rebuilding the carb, replacing the fuel pump, tank valve and every inch of fuel line on the Magnum I bought because it set with half a tank of Ethanol in it.
If cost is the issue, you might be able to find lower octane fuel in your area without Ethanol. I can tell you how to test the fuel at the pump with an Olive jar if you want to know how.
I have a 95 magnum 425 I bought a new drive chain( middle not back or front) And it is a half link short?!? Cant figure out why. OEM chain adjusted both front and back to try an get some lee way. But cant figure it out. Half link?
Yes, let me know. Post if you have any questions. It's really easy when you get into it.
DON'T take the front chain guards off like the book says. Stick your head up under the front and you will see the tightening bolt for the front adjuster through one of the holes in the skid plate. You can reach it with a 5/8 deep socket and an extension.
Battery removal and reinstall on a 2014 Polaris Sportsman 570 efi
1. Have all of the tools that you will need. On my machine a 3/8” wrench to remove the bracket screw and a 10mm wrench ( or I guess a Phillips screwdriver ) for the battery terminal screws, a good battery charger (I use a...
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