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All of my gas equipment (2 and 4 stroke) gets run dry each fall, in prep for winter as to not gum up the carbs.
Is it true fuel stabilizer added to the gas (and run through the system some) will be as good or better?
This equipment is out of commission for about 6 months.
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If it is out of commission for 6 months then use a Fuel Stabilizer or run it dry both work. When you let it run dry the gaskets get dry and may leak. If you use fuel stabilizer then sometimes it is hard to start until you add more fuel. It depends on what engine it is. Some of them use the run dry method and some use the fuel stabilizer method. Most Lawn mores except the 2 cycle are best if you use fuel stabilizer. Most 2 cycle engines are best if you use the run dry method.This doesn't mean that all of them do so use the method that the engine manufactures suggest.
 

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I put fuel stabilizer in every gas can every time I fill one up. Every small engine that I have, 2-stroke and 4-stroke, gets fuel stabilizer run through it every time it runs.

It's made a huge difference in starting after a set-up period.
 
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