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Old 02-05-2008, 10:58 PM
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looking into buying another jet boat, although this one is a healthier step up from the last. i know, maybe wrong forum, but my questions are about the fuel. the boat has 13 to 1 comp. he says it requires 110 octane. not to mention the 200 shot of N2o for those little bursts. i will need to buy a 55 gallon drum to keep in the garage. my questions are how long is this fuel good for once opened. will it evaporate or de-concentrate (if thats a word) if you know what im getting at. how long is the drum good for? i plan on using the boat every weekend, just a little worried about stepping into the cam2 or race fuel world for everyday use. any help or advice would be great. thanks guys
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Old 02-05-2008, 11:21 PM
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The race fuel will last much longer than regular gasoline without deteriorating. I don't think you would have to worry about it going bad in even a year.
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Old 02-06-2008, 12:02 AM
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well if thats the case it seems to change my attitude alot towards this boat. i thought it would have been the other way around. i know some of you guys are laughing at the fact im worried about 55 gallon drum or two maybe, when yours holds probably close to 250 and it doesn't last a full weekend. sorry about that just looking for info and facts about the fuel. thanks
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Old 02-06-2008, 12:43 AM
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Zimm, that fuel (leaded 110) will last for years as long as you seal the drum back up tightly, and store it in a place away from sunlight. We store 16-18 drums of 110 in my garage every season. I usually buy it in the winter when the price is down a little.
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Racing gas is dangerous to store in a garage. Not a good idea. Be careful with sparks
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