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Old 11 October 2009, 05:27   #11
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If it's baffled 10psi may blow all the welds! 3-4 psi is fine.
Lol, I was just thinking of the tanks we have, built like a brick out house!
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I wouldn't bother with leak testing right now. I would drain off the bad fuel and clean the tank if you can. Brim the tank off and have a good sniff around. If it's leaking then you'd smell the petrol vapours.

I would guess that water got in the tank by contaminated fuel, though the filler cap seal or my guess would be the tank breather. I am always real carefull when washing the boat down around my breather and fuel fill fittings.
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Thank you for everyones help, i ll give it all a try, its now in storage until next year so plenty of time to look for the problem
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Thank you for everyones help, i ll give it all a try, its now in storage until next year so plenty of time to look for the problem
Well if it's going in to storage I wouldn't buy petrol now as it'll go off before the start of next season.
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Gonna pump all the fuel out over the winter and have a look try and find if there is water there somehow?
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