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Old 26 April 2006, 18:18   #21
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Country: UK - England
Town: Reading, Hants
Boat name: Juicy
Make: Sealine F43
Length: 10m +
Engine: 2 x 370hp
Join Date: Sep 2005
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i will come over to cowes and you can syphon it straight into my boat then you can fill with nice fresh petrol

unleaded goes off a bit over time but would not worry about it, just fill it up to the gunnals and give it a nice blast and have fun

thats what i would do....
Originally Posted by Rodan
I am soon to be dusting off the cobwebs on my similar unit.
Couple of silly questions:
1) I left some fuel in the tank (actually more than I thought) but it has sat since late September. Should I dispose of this?
2) Should I and how do I clean the tank (underfloor jobbie)?
Engine was services and winterised, new fuel filter added.
Would be grateful for some advice...

Many thanks.

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Old 29 April 2006, 03:08   #22
Country: UK - Channel Islands
Town: St Helier JERSEY
Boat name: Barney
Make: Scorpion
Length: 8m +
Engine: 350 Yamaha
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 92
We're back!!

GT Marine have pulled out all the stops, and got the boat on the water for the bank holiday weekend.

Apparently the Opti has a 7th piston used to compress air for the fuel injection. This had shattered. Luckily GT had a replacement part, and could replace it. So I reckon I'm on for a bill for £800 rather than £12000. Never thought I'd be so pleased about an 800 quid bill.

Thanks to all for your help, support and advice!

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