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#1 skruba

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 10:22 PM

Anyone have any issues with fuel in the up..i run 2 stroke 800r summit 154 and a 600 summit 146 both are 2011 locked up 2 motors last season.  I ride eastern up burned up due to bad fuel anyone else having any issues with poor fuel?


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#2 Gorlo77

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 10:50 PM

I ride eastern UP as well, have been for last 6 years. Never had a problem. Where do you usually fuel up?

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 09:55 AM

trout lake,strongs, silver creek,


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Posted 14 October 2013 - 11:44 AM

Never had a problem. To be safe carry some gas shock or another kind of fuel treatment.

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 11:47 AM

Hmm, yea not sure. Usually Brimley, Strongs, silver creek, and downtown paradise for me, no problems.

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Posted 14 October 2013 - 01:40 PM

never had an issue, usually fuel up the the shell by the crossroads in marquette.


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Posted 15 October 2013 - 10:35 AM

yeah i really would love to run rv gas....no ethanol.  but no one in the up carrys rv gas.  I am wondering if there is a additive that will help me out?  


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Posted 15 October 2013 - 03:46 PM

I have never used this but lots of guys swear by it.  Buy the faster moving lower octane and add this.

 

http://torcoracefuel...ccelerator.html



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 12:12 AM

Sea foam man. Works on everything.

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 06:45 PM

i spoke with the old timer in strongs and there gonna try to order rv fuel this winter just FYI anyone in the area


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Posted 26 December 2013 - 08:40 PM

pump 5 gallons of premium into your truck before you fill your sled, this ensures that your are not getting somone else's leftover regular. And you can try and get gas where sleds have access to the station. help to ensure you are getting gas that hasent been sitting in a holding tank for months. 



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Posted 26 December 2013 - 11:02 PM

Unless you drive a real truck..... diesel........


I usually make sure to keep "fresh" gas in my jerry can from a gas station I know has good gas...... then if you run into a emergency..... you know you might have enough to get you to a bigger town with more folks using the pumps.....

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Posted 26 December 2013 - 11:25 PM

O.K. pull a super troopers move and pump a few gallons into the garbage can first.  



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Posted 27 December 2013 - 09:05 AM

I've been riding eastern U.P. since late 90's and don't believe I have toasted a sled due to bad gas...knock on wood.  Usually fueling up in Grand Marais, Pine Stump, and the North Store.



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Posted 25 January 2014 - 09:22 PM

No issues with fuel but when will they get "pay at the pump"?

 

One place had a sign on the door, "Remove your helmet before you enter to pay for your fuel". Really, I will not be going to that station again. . . . . .

 

Other than that the trip was great! (Small issue, if that is the worst thing that ever happens life is good!!!)


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