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Re: Tohatsu troubles
I can only speak from my own experience of having plastic tanks on many motorcycles and outboards for over 40 years. the only fuel related problems I have had were related to forgetting to drain the carb for long periods of time.
There are probably many different types of plastic tanks so it may be a possibility? If they deteriorate you could probably see the debris in the tank or they may start to leak?, which would be very bad, especially with a permanently mounted tank.
I heard that it was more at the microscopic level.
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