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deniseO30 08-09-2008 04:07 PM

Polish as you Go?
 
ok.. my dad was a plumber :D Anyway, it just occured to me. Why not polish my fuel as I motor around with my boat? Hook up a 2nd fuel pump and really really big filter to re-circulate and "polish" the fuel back to the tank?
need to stop thinking and do more sailing I know :p

PBzeer 08-09-2008 04:14 PM

I think you'll find some mentions of just that here in the forums. I'm pretty sure Ian does that, as well as some others.

sailboy21 08-09-2008 04:40 PM

That is basically what your engine is doing anyway... filtering and recirculating as it runs, same thing with all modern cars.

sailingdog 08-10-2008 09:36 PM

No reason not to... BTW, your engine really isn't polishing the fuel, since it doesn't have the volume to be properly polishing the fuel.


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