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Old 06-22-2007, 10:48 PM
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I have 6- 50 gal drums of VP 112 octane fuel.

I have had it storred out side of my garage for 2 years....
is it still good???

how would I check it?

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send it to me Ill check it for you
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thanks.....I'll fed ex it........lol
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AHA!! So it was YOU that hijacked that truck!

Seriously, if it was just normal fuel without a stabilizer, I'd say if it smells like varnish it is no good.

However, before I would use it or discard it I would take a sample to the same lab that perfoms oil analyses and see what they find.
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I have 6- 50 gal drums of VP 112 octane fuel.

I have had it storred out side of my garage for 2 years....
is it still good???

how would I check it?

Otto
VP112 is a good candidate for taking up moisture...
2 yrs is too much... 6 months is tops.
Donīt ask how I know...
No smell test or anyother will do any good... that gas is old but you might get by using it in a lawnmover.
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VP112 is a good candidate for taking up moisture...
2 yrs is too much... 6 months is tops.
Donīt ask how I know...
No smell test or anyother will do any good... that gas is old but you might get by using it in a lawnmover.
Have you priced out a decent lawn mower in the states lately?
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Yep....only in America...
http://www.funny-games.biz/videos/64...verracing.html

And he stated he stored them Drums outside..thats a NONO with VP Racing fuels..

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VP112 is a good candidate for taking up moisture...
2 yrs is too much... 6 months is tops.
Donīt ask how I know...
No smell test or anyother will do any good... that gas is old but you might get by using it in a lawnmover.

I am thinking the same thing,water and low octane now
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ok ...jet ski fuel.........LOL
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