I know this is a topic with a ton of opinions, but I'm asking a very narrow question, if you do believe in fuel additives, do you still use them when purchasing valvetech fuel, and do you change the amount you use? If you are in the school of fuel additives are snake oil/waste of good money etc, this questions not for you. I'm only curious if people who do use them change their use when using valvetech fuel. Thanks, tight lines.
I too have questions although it seems all the marinas carrying ValvTech fuel are too far away from me to use. Their web page www.valvtect.com/marine_fuels.asp indicates that you may not need anything more and that it is a superior fuel for marine use and contains darn near everything you could want in a marine fuel. They also sell a fuel additive, why not go to their contact us page and ask if you need to use the fuel additive if you are using their fuel? My guess is no, but having suffered a damaged engine years ago to ethanol I would ask them directly.
I have used val tech ring free carbon cleaner for many trouble free years. Now I can not find it. I was told it has been replaced with a product called xp but reading about it it seems to be for fuel treatment for phase separation. I am looking for a product that reduces carbon deposits. They sell a spray product but with fuel injection a spray will not work.Does anyone use anything for carbon deposits? Thanks, Rob
I looked at the cost of yamalube stabaizer and ring additives. Glad I saw this thread - I did not know I need to do this as I am getting a new boat delivered in the spring. But WOW using both will add about $35 for a 90 gallon fill up. Yikes !!!!
Not that much and you dont fill your boat up as frequently as you fill your car. Keep a 1/4 to 1/2 tank. Fill up if you plan a long run offshore or the like. Running about with a full tank isnt very efficient.
All fuel is treated at maintenance dose with StarBrite Ring Clean+ and regular StarTron fuel treatment. Only buy E0 fuel at Wawa Rec 89 or Racetrac Rec 87. Coming from 2-strokes where Seafoam decarbs and Mercury QuickCleen and StatTron was the norm and I saw it clear up issues on a carb 2stroke. Stanadyne for my diesel injectors.
mdebonis11: specifically in 241cc model
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edkath: What is the common width used for boat lift bunks for a 2019 Sailfish 245 DC?
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fishnfool: ed you might try posting this up top for better visibility.
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gig3: Hello, Seaman Rich, in central Florida just purchase a 1996 17'-6" CC Sailfish and looking for advise and knowledge from all.
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fishnfool: Welcome Rich. Congrats!
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finatic: Closing in on 700 nice, minus one we lost one.
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rjkuenning: Hello, My name is Bob and I am purchasing a new 2021 245DC. I boat in the Cleawater Florida area.
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fishnfool: Hi Bob, welcome and congrats. Posting up top in the forums will get more visibility. I lived in Seminole as a kid when my dad was stationed at MacDill. Good memories of pier and beach fishing.
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finatic: One more to hit 700, who we could of thought.
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finatic: One more to go to hit 700 members who would have thought
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