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Main Forum for Motorcycle discussion => Wrenching => Topic started by: leusent on November 09, 2017, 03:24:05 PM

Title: What to do with the fuel system for LONG LONG term storage
Post by: leusent on November 09, 2017, 03:24:05 PM
I love my CBR, but with two children between 0 and 1 year old... I can't find the time or justify the risk at the moment.

I want to store my bike for about 5 years. Clearly, draining the tank dry and putting some desiccate inside is a good idea. I'm unsure what to do about the pump, lines and injectors though. Should I try to get all the gas out of them? Presumably I could force the injectors to fire by putting 12v to them, so I could try to blow the system dry with compressed air and open injectors.

I can't find a damn thing about how to store any fuel injected vehicle long long term, because searching for "long term" results in details for storing your vehicle for the winter. A few articles about how badly messed up an FI system can get if you store it without proper prep... about ziltch on how to do said proper prep.

I welcome ideas on the subject!

Thanks.
Craig
Title: Re: What to do with the fuel system for LONG LONG term storage
Post by: leusent on November 09, 2017, 04:48:44 PM
Wow, i didn't realize this forum is 100% dead. Used to be good. Oh well.