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Old 15 January 2011, 15:32   #1
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I picked this metal fuel tank up from Andy B with the engine I brought from him recently. It's of no use to me, but is in useable condition. The bottom is in a very good state with none of the usual rust in the seams. I'd guess it's about 20-25l in capacity and worthless on ebay.

Free to anyone that wants to come and get it from Clanfield.

Oh, and the free fuel, the tank is about 3/4 full of 3yr old fuel that looks like it's already been pre-mixed. I don't want to put it in my RIB and don't own a Petrol car to feed it into gradually, so it's no use to me.

If nobody wants it, can anyone suggest how to dispose of very old pre-mixed fuel without pouring it down the drain?

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Old 15 January 2011, 15:35   #2
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can anyone suggest how to dispose of very old pre-mixed fuel without pouring it down the drain?

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Pour it gradually into a friends car ? - via the petrol tank I mean - not just torch the car (though give it to Biff & Andy for the xmas meal and they could do that too?)
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Old 08 May 2011, 18:46   #3
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Still tripping over this in the garage if anyone wants it, otherwise I'll have to go down the dump soon.

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Old 09 May 2011, 08:25   #4
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we used to put a gallon of petrol in a tank of diesel to stop it freezing in the winter never did any harm
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Old 09 May 2011, 09:14   #5
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Yes - add it to your diesel tank. Safe levels are around 2-3 litres per full tank (80 litres). It will possibly burn a little "cleaner" for the duration. I've done it with my 110 to get her through the emissions test. She failed beforehand and passed with the petrol in.
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