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I want to know more about Startron fuel management. Has anyone used this product? I hear it's to get rid of the ethanol build up gunk in engines...
 

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Yes, I've used it. For me it did what it advertised. When I still had my 650 classic, my mechanic insisted on it before I found two local non-ethanol gas stations.
 

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Yes, I've used it. For me it did what it advertised. When I still had my 650 classic, my mechanic insisted on it before I found two local non-ethanol gas stations.

Ok will it work on fuel injected bikes. I ride the 1300. I noticed last Fall that my bike wanted to shut down when I tried to throttle up. Just wondering If ethanol gas is the cause or maybe from using a regular fuel stabilizer for the last few years. I use a stabilizer because I store the bike for the winter. I bought Sea Foam and I'll add that in there to clean out the stabilizer.
 

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On my 1300 I used it for 3 tanks. Dropped my mileage about 5%, but I didn't notice any other change. For me, definitely not a good thing. I would start with some seafoam first.
 

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On my 1300 I used it for 3 tanks. Dropped my mileage about 5%, but I didn't notice any other change. For me, definitely not a good thing.

How much did you use. The entire bottle or just half? I'm willing to give it try. So you would try Sea foam first?

Did your 1300 feel like shutting down you too?
 

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I definitely didn't use the whole bottle, just followed the instructions. I did not have the symptoms you describe. I just wanted to see if the StarTron would make a noticeable difference.
Seafoam is a pretty good cleaner that I have used for years in cars, atv, and now the bike. Don't overdo it and just follow the directions. It can't hurt and it may help. I use it for winter storage too instead of StaBil. One less bottle of stuff to keep track of in the mess that is my garage...
 

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It's maintenance, not performance. Keep this in mind and you won't go chasing after anecdotal changes in your bike.
 

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Yes it'll work on fuel injected bikes. If you can find a non-ethanol station nearby, that'll eliminate quite a few issues especially wanting to shut down. Let us know how it works for you if you try it. I followed the instructions very closely.
 

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I have been using this in everything. Not only does it treat the ethanol but it also helps clean. I used this clean carbs on 2 bikes simply by using it the tanks. 1 bike sat for about 3-4 years without being run. Needless to say this bike struggled to do 55mph after cleaning the tank and shut off valve. After about 3 tanks, it was running a lot better and would definitely do more than 55mph without struggling.

2 summers ago while on a ride with a few harley riders, 1 bike was sneezing & coughing. We added some of this to the tank and problem was solved.

I have had great experience with using this. I only add 1/2 ounce to the tank of our 950 when filling up.
 
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