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  1. AMSOIL Synthetic ATV/UTV Transmission & Differential Fluid
  2. Synthetic ATV/UTV Transmission & Differential Fluid
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  4. This is probably what you are looking for AMSOIL Quickshot SE I gave a bottle of this to my neighbor who's riding lawn mower seemed on its last legs. After mowing for about 30 min the engine started running better and now he has no excuse buy a new one. Note-Moisture/water in the fuel can cause it to backfire. If the fuel you use has any Ethanol in it, you should never keep that fuel more than 90 days and less in humid climates. A friend is a boat dealer and they are seeing a lot of engine problems they say is because of the E10 Ethanol and infrequent use. Boaters are breaking down out on the lake and having to spend a lot of $$ to have the fuel system cleaned out just when the want to you their boats. Question: How can ethanol be harmful if it is formulated into most pump fuel available in the U.S.? Answer: Ethanol can cause significant problems in many different applications due to the differences in properties compared to gasoline: a. Ethanol is hygroscopic, which means it has a tendency to absorb water. b. When ethanol absorbs water, it readily separates from gasoline and, because it is heavier, falls to the bottom of the tank. c. The ethanol/water mixture in the bottom of the tank degrades relatively quickly. d. Ethanol contains less energy per gallon compared to gasoline. Based on this, many new vehicles have computer systems that sense and correct for high ethanol content. Small engines and most power sports equipment are not programmed to detect this and a lean burn situation results. e. When the ethanol rich mixture is pulled into the engine this lean burn increases combustion temperatures significantly, which can lead to severe engine damage. f. When a mixture of water and ethanol degrades and creates gums, varnish and other insoluble debris, fuel flow passages can become narrow or plug, significantly affecting engine performance. g. When the correct amount of fuel cannot flow to the engine, equipment becomes difficult to start and performance becomes unstable.
  5. The only thing to watch out for it Ethanol, even 10% can cause problems. In engines which are used infrequently or stored for periods of time ethanol can separate from the gasoline and settle to the bottom of the tank and cause problems. The typical shelf live of E10 fuel is 90 days or less. Ethanol can cause significant problems in many different applications due to the differences in properties compared to gasoline: Ethanol is hygroscopic, which means it has a tendency to absorb water. When ethanol absorbs water, it readily separates from gasoline and, because it is heavier, falls to the bottom of the tank. The ethanol/water mixture in the bottom of the tank degrades relatively quickly. Ethanol contains less energy per gallon compared to gasoline. Based on this, many new vehicles have computer systems that sense and correct for high ethanol content. Small engines and most power sports equipment are not programmed to detect this and a lean burn situation results. When the ethanol rich mixture is pulled into the engine this lean burn increases combustion temperatures significantly, which can lead to severe engine damage. When a mixture of water and ethanol degrades and creates gums, varnish and other insoluble debris, fuel flow passages can become narrow or plug, significantly affecting engine performance. When the correct amount of fuel cannot flow to the engine, equipment becomes difficult to start and performance becomes unstable. So I would recommend buying fuel that does not have ethanol in it. Often the premium fuels do not. Of course there are fuel additives you can buy but I won't comment on any brand names. Some are good and some seem to be a waste of money, chose wisely. Friend owns a PS dealership and he tells me he has stocked some and found very few of them work as claimed.

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