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Mart366 - n/a
21-Apr-08, 09:14 PM
Well ive just returned from the garage, and have done some work on the beast.



Quick Q though



how long is fuel ok for? the stuff in my Jerry can & the onboard tank was last filled at jakes



Will it be ok to use, or am i best getting rid?



ive poured all the stuff from the jerry can into some 5L can,s



but i have 10 litres still on the craft.



Any ideas where i can dispose of old fuel (my lawnmower is 4 stroke, and the flymo only uses 1/4 gallon every time and thats about once a month



Mart

nickyd - n/a
21-Apr-08, 09:16 PM
First practice is a good time to burn old fuel!! http://hovercraft.org.uk/images/icons/smiley_icons/icon_razz.gif

Mart366 - n/a
21-Apr-08, 09:53 PM
First practice is a good time to burn old fuel!! http://hovercraft.org.uk/images/icons/smiley_icons/icon_razz.gif




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what? as in, start fires http://hovercraft.org.uk/images/icons/smiley_icons/icon_biggrin.gif http://hovercraft.org.uk/images/icons/smiley_icons/icon_biggrin.gif http://hovercraft.org.uk/images/icons/smiley_icons/icon_biggrin.gif http://hovercraft.org.uk/images/icons/smiley_icons/icon_biggrin.gif http://hovercraft.org.uk/images/icons/smiley_icons/icon_biggrin.gif



Mart

team black - n/a
21-Apr-08, 10:24 PM
how long is fuel ok for? the stuff in my Jerry can & the onboard tank was last filled at jakes






Smell it- if it smells like good petrol you could probably run it through the craft, if it smells strange (slightly earthy/organic) then ditch it.



In theory both fuel and two stroke oil can deteriorate if stored but I've never had any trouble with that, only the problem of bacteria formed which as I say you can smell. PS check your float bowls as well for nasty smell/deposit

Mart366 - n/a
22-Apr-08, 11:17 AM
Cheers Ewan,



float bowl will be done tonight





Mart

profqwerty - n/a
22-Apr-08, 11:38 AM
I've got a jerry can of winter petrol kicking about in the garage somewhere (it *almost* floated away http://hovercraft.org.uk/images/icons/smiley_icons/icon_rolleyes.gif ). Should make starting nice and easy in this heat!