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Should I use a marine fuel additive in my twin Suzuki DF300

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Should I use a marine fuel additive in my twin Suzuki DF300 outboards. I am using gas that sometimes has ethanol and sometimes does not. If yes, which additive do you recommend?

Thank you.

Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Whitecap36 replied 7 years ago.
Hello Bruce,

The minimum octane rating that you should use is 87, however, Suzuki recommends using gasoline with an octane rating of 89 or higher when possible. They also recommend adding a fuel stabilizer, especially when using gasoline containing ethanol. I would recommend Sta-Bil.

Edited by Mike on 1/3/2010 at 1:16 AM EST
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