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WONTED TO LET EVERY ONE KNOW THAT IT MIGHT BE A GOOD IDEA TO TOP OFF YOUR TANKS.ME BEEING IN THE GAS INDUSTRY,I HAVE STATIONS ALREADY RUNNING OUT OF FUEL.STORM LOOKS LIKE IT IS GOING TO HIT THE PORTS WE GET OUR FUEL FROM.OCALA SOUTH
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I have been told that 100LL loses octane with time. I have 15 gallons from when I bought the airboat that was sitting around in the tank before I drained it. Wonder if I could use it in my generator in a worst case scenario since I dont want to dump it.

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IT IS BAD TO LEAVE FUEL EXPOSED TO SUN LIGHT,IT PULLS THE BINZING OUT OF THE FUEL.AS FOR YOUR GENSET,IT RUNS IN MINE.4-WHEELER,DIRT BIKE,JUST BE CAREFULLWHEN RUNNING IN ENGINES THAT HAVE SENSORS,THE LEAD DEPOSITS WILL BUILD UP AND GIVE FALSE READING TO ECU,BRAIN,ETC.
jpg2esq wrote:I have been told that 100LL loses octane with time. I have 15 gallons from when I bought the airboat that was sitting around in the tank before I drained it. Wonder if I could use it in my generator in a worst case scenario since I dont want to dump it.
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Thanks Cowtown. I drained that tank when I got the boat a few weeks ago. Just wanted to make sure I could use it for something. That 3500watt generator should be ok then

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not a problem,hope your new boat is doing well....
jpg2esq wrote:Thanks Cowtown. I drained that tank when I got the boat a few weeks ago. Just wanted to make sure I could use it for something. That 3500watt generator should be ok then
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jpg2esq wrote:I have been told that 100LL loses octane with time. I have 15 gallons from when I bought the airboat that was sitting around in the tank before I drained it. Wonder if I could use it in my generator in a worst case scenario since I dont want to dump it.

well i worked in a mower shop when i was in high school. I was always under the impression that it was better to run old gas in something bigger like car or truck. Because any build up would clog a little carb like on your gen. alot quicker than in a car or truck. thats just what i was always told
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if the gas is that old,probly should use to start fire,not in any power plant.that is if the fuel is seperating
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jpg2esq wrote:I have been told that 100LL loses octane with time. I have 15 gallons from when I bought the airboat that was sitting around in the tank before I drained it. Wonder if I could use it in my generator in a worst case scenario since I dont want to dump it.

well i worked in a mower shop when i was in high school. I was always under the impression that it was better to run old gas in something bigger like car or truck. Because any build up would clog a little carb like on your gen. alot quicker than in a car or truck. thats just what i was always told
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To start of I let it be known I have nor gain any benefit with the attached web address and post it for information use only.
Now I thought it might be helpful for all theses questions everybody has are concerned in storing 100LL? Think about it this fuel typically will sit in a plain that does not move sometimes for a year or more and still will crank up. I do recommend keeping it out of heat above 90f and definitely sunlight. Anyway enjoy the link http://www.fuelproof.co.uk/index.htm follow some of the attached links im sure it will answer may question of many. Besides why store it put it in the boat and burn it!!

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