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Old 12-13-2006, 06:25 PM
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This is what I bought last year, with mixed results.


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Old 12-13-2006, 06:40 PM
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Fuel expands.

It is cold in the ground, then the boat and tank heat up.

Just do not fill up until you are going to use the boat. Otherwise don't fill it completely full if you are going to store it.

On Diesel they say to only fill 90% full. I don't think gasoline expands as much.
So does this mean if you fill 90% full, and wait a few hours, you'll have a full tank??
How does this work out in a mpg equation??

Or is this like that damn airplane on a treadmill thread??
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Old 12-13-2006, 07:22 PM
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Maybe you could put another vent in some where else and make that one blank .
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Old 12-13-2006, 07:30 PM
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Make sure the vent line comes out of the top (highest point) of the tank, not the side. Air is supposed to be in that line, not fuel. If theres not already a loop in the line, (to keep water from coming in through the vent) might not hurt to replace it and put one in. It'll give it a little more room to expand before coming out.
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Old 12-14-2006, 11:58 AM
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i will check that Brad thanks i do not think the spill bottle will do anything since they are flush vents but worth looking into just makes me sick seeing the fuel eat through the paint
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Old 12-14-2006, 04:06 PM
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Awlcraft 2000 spill all the gas you want,won't peal the paint.
Sounds like your paint guy using automotive paint.
Good luck!!
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