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Author Topic: Fuel Additive  (Read 118 times)

Offline Bob_Roller

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Fuel Additive
« on: November 17, 2022, 04:04:02 PM »
I've been using Chevron fuel for decades .
In the last 5 years or so, their fuel cost just wasn't worth it to me .
I started adding 1 fluid ounce, 29cc of Chevron Techron to every US gallon of fuel, 3.82 l .
I just removed the right throttle body on the oilhead for a rebuild .
The fuel injector looked new, no deposits on it .
Downstream of the injector there was a build up of deposits .
They came off easily with carb cleaner .
The oilhead has 83,000 miles, 136,000 km .
'81 R65
'82 R65 LS ?
'84 R65 LS
'87 Moto Guzzi V65 Lario
'02 R1150R
Riding all year long since 1993 .
I'll give up my R65, when they pry my cold dead hands from the handlebars !!!!!

Offline Justin B.

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Re: Fuel Additive
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2022, 02:23:47 PM »
A friend who owns an auto repair shop told me that Techron was the best performing additive he had ever ran across.
Justin B.

2004 BMW R1150RT
1981 R100RT - Summer bike, NEKKID!!!

Offline wilcom

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Re: Fuel Additive
« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2022, 04:53:16 PM »
Back in the day when they tried to sell you a "valve job" in a can there was one product that you could count on, Alemite CD2.......... before you got back from running it around the block everyone of your old nasty stuck clacking hydrolic lifters would be purring like a kitten.
Joe Wilkerson
Telephone man with a splash of Data
Menifee, CA

Present:
1984 BMW R65LS "Herr Head"
past:
1982 BMW R65LS
1979 R65
1980 R65
1982 R80RT
1974 R90/6
1972 R75
1964 R50/2
19xx R27
ZX-11