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Old 07-09-2014, 01:25 PM
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EFI and ethanol-free

I have a Turf Tiger with the Kohler air-cooled EFI. I use only ethanol-free gas in all my lawn equip (91 octane, unbranded....91 may not be necessary but some of my other equip recommends it, so I use it so as not to store different octanes). I routinely add Stabil to all my supply. I was wondering if it makes sense, in an EFI engine, to occasionally add something like Techron to the gas tank on the Turf Tiger to (in theory) help keep the injector(s) clean (or so they say in the ads)......or just leave things the way they are. Does anyone use additives for ethanol-free in EFI lawn equipment engines? [The mower is less than a year old and has ~150 hours on it......I've seen posts about Techron possibly screwing up motors with more hours on them.....i.e., removing a lot of crud that then goes on to gum up the works elsewhere, but this is a relatively new mower]

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Old 07-09-2014, 11:08 PM
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I go thru a lot of seafoam just to keep things clean.
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Old 07-10-2014, 12:36 AM
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I have the same mower/engine. I would just run it, unless it will be sitting for more then 30 days then I would add stabil
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