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Never....Modern fuels include the needed cleaning compounds.
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I haven't run any since early last year.

I do only run a "top tier" gasoline. Shell V-Power Nitro+

I used to run run Red Line SI1 in every tank 1/2 to 1 oz per 3 gallons.
I posted some pictures of my intake valves, they were very clean.

When I did my last oil change I replaced my air filter and noticed a little carbon in the intake manifold that was not there before.

I will probably run a tank with 4 oz SI1 before winter.
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How often do you run FI cleaner in tank!
I don't but when I put my bikes up for the winter they get 1 oz per gallon Marvel Mystery Oil in their tanks which also takes care of the injectors when they're run again. My cars get an oz per gallon about twice a year. Cleans the injectors without the nasty solvents many "real" injector cleaners have.

My carbed snow blower and mower get the same during their off seasons and their carbs don't need any attention after sitting. They just start and run.
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My Mustang gets Seafoam a couple of times a year, the Bronco at least once (hardly gets driven) and I put it in the gas can for the lawn mowers, it is also a great fuel stabilizer, it's as good if not better than the ones that only stabilize fuel, I tried them all when I had boats. I put some in the Suburban the other day.

Never put any in the 2019 FXLR, I think it's been a year or so since putting any in the Sportster, so it's about due. I run premium in the bikes so they don't seem to need it as much as the stuff using regular.

Tried MMO and it didn't seem as good as the Seafoam to me, but I know a few that swear by it.

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Never, in any of my vehicles. Never had an issue

I do put some fuel stabilizer in the 5 gallon gas can that I run my lawn mower and snow blower on. And I may put some in my softail's tank since it likely will sit on my lift over the winter
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On my sportster I used to use fuel system cleaners religiously, the type that is supposed to keep the top end clean. But when I pulled the top off at around 30000 kilometres it didn’t look very clean to me. Maybe I was using the wrong brand?

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WTH is "winter"?
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