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Old 08-01-2006, 10:21 AM
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....I got here Friday afternoon, and I'm still pumping.
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Old 08-01-2006, 10:21 AM
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I spend way to much time at the pump. Probably at least a half an hour. I'm usually pumping 250 gallons at a time. Always with two nozzels going. The sucky part is the locks have been removed so you gotta hold em the entire time. The worst part is paying $1200 to fill it up.
I am in the same boat as you with a three 105 gallon tanks. The locks are removed at the local marina also. I went to West Marine and bought 3 of these http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs...allpartial/0/0
They work great when pumping gas.
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Old 08-01-2006, 10:22 AM
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Also do all of the pumps around you kick off at $50 or $75 when you try to pay at the pump? What a pain in the AZZ.
Quite possibly my biggest pet peave. Can't even fill up the Excursion without swiping the card twice.
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Old 08-01-2006, 11:19 AM
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What use is "pay at the pump" when you have to go inside to get enough fuel. I replaced the stock tank on my Super Duty with a 40 gallon tank so $75 doesn't do crap.
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20-30 minutes I'd have to guess, that doesn't include the 20 minutes waiting for the guy with the 51 OL taking up the whole dock to move outta the way....

Watch it.
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Watch it.
Notice he said the guy with the 51 OL and not the 50 NT !! LOL

When I had by boat built I had NT put 2 fill pipes on each side. Have actually pulled up to a station and have 2 pumping in each side. 450 gallons in 20 minutes and I'm on my way.
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waay too long, then again there are only two pumps at the marina i go to on the lake and not to mention.....only pumps 89. the lake is down 11 feet and i cannot get the boat off the lift and onto the trailer to get 92+ right now so gotta make do. Are the Merc 8.1L 496 mag ho's safe to run on 89, because i really dont want to have to dock the boat until the get rain
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Have actually pulled up to a station and have 2 pumping in each side. 450 gallons in 20 minutes and I'm on my way. Bob
Now THAT must be a sight!!
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Always WAY over an hour. My tank is only 140 gallons, but the fastest I can set the nozzle is on the lowest setting, otherwise, it sprays back. It's like this from start to finish.
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waay too long, then again there are only two pumps at the marina i go to on the lake and not to mention.....only pumps 89. the lake is down 11 feet and i cannot get the boat off the lift and onto the trailer to get 92+ right now so gotta make do. Are the Merc 8.1L 496 mag ho's safe to run on 89, because i really dont want to have to dock the boat until the get rain


Acording to mercury marine your engin is desighned to run on 87 octain.
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