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post #91 of 103 Old 05-06-2014, 08:54 AM
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I prefer to use seafoam because it will stabilize your fuel and come spring when you ride it again it will clean your injectors (or carbs) too.
sorry about reviving an old thread, but i thought it would be better than not searching and creating a new one.

how much seafoam do you use to stabilize fuel that is going to be stored (seafoam to gas ratio)?

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I winterize by riding straight through winter ...get some heated grips and maybe a vest
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the best way to winterize ur bike is to put it in my garage with the title under the passenger seat.
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PS you live in GA. Why are you even in the winterize thread. Ride that baby year around!
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lol shit i dont know man just looking around..

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PS you live in GA. Why are you even in the winterize thread. Ride that baby year around!
yeah ga here. just bored reading what peeps putting on here lol..
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When putting up your bike for the winter, there are several things you want to do to store it properly.

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Can someone please help me in winterizing my bike, please? First bike so I don't know what to do. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank You!
I know this thread is 5 years old lol, but thought I would give my 2 cents. Fill her up with unleaded put you some Sea-Foam in her and she will be ok through the winter..
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Is seafoam really necessary in a heated garage? For the past 4yrs before winter or more like around the last ride before roads get icy. I fill up the tank, change the oil, oil filter, air filter, wash and wax, put her up on her stands (well no stand this year the rear right spool mount cracked and I rather not find the bike tipped over in the garage), battery on tender and cover her up.
Once it warms up, or if any warm days, I can easily start her up and go for a run.

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^nope, sounds good. Seafoam is not necessary and I wouldn't recommend putting it in there anyways. Just my $.02 but I don't understand why people put that in their bikes aside from trying to clean heavy deposits from the fuel system.
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^nope, sounds good. Seafoam is not necessary and I wouldn't recommend putting it in there anyways. Just my $.02 but I don't understand why people put that in their bikes aside from trying to clean heavy deposits from the fuel system.
Yep, seafoam is great for a year round PM additive. Not really necessary just for winterizing the bike.

I usually wait until after winter to drain all fluids....allows most sediment/shavings etc sufficient time to drain to the bottom of the pan. Unless your radiator is 100% water, then def drain that sucker beforehand.

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What kinda trickle charger you guys use?
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Well dammit I didn't winterize. Have good weather this week and trying to ride. The bike starts with much effort and I drove it around the block. I brought it up to temperature but it still won't stay running at idle. It's been sitting for around 4 months. I'm guessing the carb is gummed up from sitting. Can anyone suggest a solution that doesn't include cleaning or jetting the carb?


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One that slowly charges the battery

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