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micbusathens
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PostSubject: Injectors cleaning   Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:18 am

Now after 85 kilomiles 85k miles I am thinking about cleaning my injectors
by ultrasonic cleaners.Is it really nesessary? Has anyone have done it? Was the difference significant?
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PostSubject: Re: Injectors cleaning   Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:55 am

I assume that "85 kilometers" is a misprint. However I don't recall anyone posting that they've needed fuel injectors ultrasonic cleaned. Before you go to the aggravation and expense of ultrasconic cleaning why not try a fuel additive. I don't know whether this product is available in the EU but this is what is frequently used in the US to clean injectors.
https://www.chevronlubricants.com/en_US/products/products/techron-concentrate-plus-fuel-system-cleaner.html#.W2W6rOv3arU
I'm sure that something similiar is available in the EU.

What makes you think that the injectors need cleaning, anyway? 

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Injectors cleaning   Sat Aug 04, 2018 11:47 am

I do often use something similar by Liqui moly.And yes misprint.85 kilomiles is the correction
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PostSubject: Re: Injectors cleaning   Sat Aug 04, 2018 2:12 pm

I think that they have SeaFoam over the pond.
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PostSubject: Re: Injectors cleaning   Sat Aug 04, 2018 4:52 pm

+1 on Seafoam. Do BG products make it overseas? Those are also excellent.
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PostSubject: Re: Injectors cleaning   Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:58 am

Why waste time/money. Bike running fine leave it alone. I rode 2 purchased new SilverWings to near 50,000 miles each (80,000km) with no injector trouble. Just to make myself feel good on trips, every 1000 miles tried tank of Super Shell gas.
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PostSubject: Re: Injectors cleaning   Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:11 pm

Techron is also good.  Cleans fuel sender, injectors and removes carbon from intake valves- pistons- combustion chamber.  1oz per gallon 12oz treats 3 tank fulls. Sorry already posted DUH
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PostSubject: Re: Injectors cleaning   Sun Aug 05, 2018 10:57 pm

Marvel Mystery oil works, too.
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