SailNet Community - View Single Post - Fuel Tank Blues. Gas dryer?
View Single Post
post #6 of Old 05-10-2009
pdqaltair
Senior Member
 
pdqaltair's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Deale, MD
Posts: 2,602
Thanks: 1
Thanked 53 Times in 53 Posts
Rep Power: 7
 
Yes, the fuel cap is the first place to look.

Quote:
Originally Posted by SteveInMD View Post
I would either call a fuel polisher or just replace the tank. Also make sure the gasket / o-ring on the filler cap are in good shape you are not letting water in they way.
However, if the boat was unused for a long time. e-10 separation is common.

If the tank were leaking the gas stink would let you know. Just MT the tank. Unlike diesel tanks, sludge is very unusual, so polishing is probably pointless. Try simply draining the tank first.

(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber




To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
pdqaltair is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome