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Old 05-10-17, 10:10 AM   #1
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Default Bargain Alerts Thread!!!

I thought I'd start a thread for any good current deals going.I suggest date and time posted to keep them up-to-date.

This is what prompted me.

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1 Bottle of Red X fuel treatment 3.00 or a,"Triple Pack" for 7.00

Friday 5th Oct.2017


Apart from cleaning the system with one good glug(Half a bottle into a tank with a good amount of fuel in it)) if you have not used it before it also can prevent fuel going stale if the Bike/s are ,"Winterized".Then just a cap full or two now and then



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Old 05-10-17, 02:06 PM   #2
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They might be taking the Michael.
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Old 05-10-17, 02:24 PM   #3
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They might be taking the Michael.
Although I put today's date I was in my local ASDA yesterday and that was the price on the shelf.I didn't need any as I got lucky and Wilkos had some for 2 quid a bottle on special offer a while ago so got a couple
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Me er used it...does it work?

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Absolutely.I've been using RedX and similar for over 40 years in vehicles.I always have good MPG/Performance so it pays for itself.
Fuel systems,just like clutches etc,degrade overtime slowly so it's hard to notice their lowering inefficiency.

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and every Spring I see many Bikers on forums having problems when they come to start up their"Winterized" bikes as the fuel can go stale.RedX or similar fuel additives can prevent this and do no harm.

In the,"Old Days" on my Norton Dominator 500 I used to put a slug of RedX down the Spark plug holes and spin the engine but not start it and leave overnight.Then in the morning it would chuck a S*it load of carbon out of the cans as it cleaned to tops of the pistons and heads as a liquid de-coke.I wouldn't do that on my SV though as it's a young engine(Just shy of 20k miles now) even though it's a 1999 model.Redx can prevent this carbon build up as well
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Old 10-10-17, 03:14 PM   #6
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I'm a big fan of redex as well, used to have mega problems starting carburettor bikes and lawnmowers after winter lay-up, needed sprays and easy start etc. and even then took a while to get back to normal smooth running - but using redex the bikes and mowers used to start pretty easily and run and tick-over smoothly straight away. Since getting an injected SV L7 in early 2016 I continued using it as it not real expensive and certainly does no harm. Modern fuels don't leave carbon deposits but certainly when they dry out they can leave a sticky laquer behind that can gum up injector needle and nozzle holes, and maybe even fuel pump.

I can easily get low 70's MPG from my L7 making good progress, and if I'm not in a hurry and use short-shifting I can get over 80.
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Got a big tube of Autosol Metal polish from Wikos Supermarkets 3.50.Seen it at 5 in other shops
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