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    drlib's Avatar
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    Aug 2011
    Pensacola, Fl

    Smile Gas - ethanol- STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer - Marine Formula blue

    1st weekend out with the 09 FX-HO, had 15 hrs on her
    Couple we got it from told us they only run Marine fuel in it.

    So I found a local gas station with 93 oct. non ethanol " marine fuel" $3.95 per gal.
    I still added a 1-2 oz. of the STA-BIL to be safe will this hurt it? had a less then 3 bars

    Should I still run STA-BIL Fuel Stabilizer - Marine Formula blue all the time
    also run is salt water.

    Thank Guys alot of good info here

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    what you did was fine, stabil won't hurt anything. You don't need to use it all the time, unless your not going to be using the ski for 3 weeks or more.

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    NJ -> MD Jet ski trip fuel mileage champ carguy89's Avatar
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    May 2011
    Stabil and Star Tron won't hurt anything unless you put insane amounts in. Unnecessary maybe, but they won't cause damage. I run a little bit of both in every tank because I'm never sure when I'll be able to use it again and all our gas has ethanol.

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    Addicted Member 5001craig's Avatar
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    Jul 2007
    Northeast Indiana
    Wouldn't an '09 FX HO be fine with 87 octane with some ethanol? I only worry about the fuel I put in my boosted ski and those concerns only came after adding boost.

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    lets race.... mikeFZR's Avatar
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    All stations here only sell 10% ethanol. I don't use sta-bil except when the ski is in storage and I've never had a problem.

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