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Old 04-16-2008, 06:13 PM   #16
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if you want to get real technical get some mason jars and a food saver put the fuel in the jars and pull all the air out, just don't put it next to the can goods, but this is just way over kill and no i have never done this
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Hi,
i'v had some fuel sitting on a cncrete floor for a while now ( since november last year) is it time to throw it out? And will it hurt my engine if i started using it again ?
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i'v had some fuel sitting on a cncrete floor for a while now ( since november last year) is it time to throw it out? And will it hurt my engine if i started using it again ?
It's junk.
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i'v had some fuel sitting on a cncrete floor for a while now ( since november last year) is it time to throw it out? And will it hurt my engine if i started using it again ?


its good for cleaning solvent...Not much more.
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I disagree. Water or nitromethane are not going to go through the container. The type of polyethylene used is used precisely because it is chemically resistant and keeps the contents on the inside. The condensation you have seen on the inside of the container is methanol not water. The tips given above about squeezing the air out of the container do make sense to limit the exposure to moisture.
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I disagree. Water or nitromethane are not going to go through the container. The type of polyethylene used is used precisely because it is chemically resistant and keeps the contents on the inside. The condensation you have seen on the inside of the container is methanol not water. The tips given above about squeezing the air out of the container do make sense to limit the exposure to moisture.
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Water doesnt seep through the bottle. How could that happen. why wouldnt the fuel then leak out? If it is water in the bottle, its the air inside the container that causes water by condensation. I would guess the reason for not storing the fuel on a concrete floor is that the temperature changes alot, and it may be cold in the night for example, and warm in the day, when somewhere in a cupboard on the shelf, the temperature is more stable.
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It cant.

If you leave it on concrete you can get condensation inside the bottle, and water in your fuel.
Ummm. It's an airight container. A closed environment. How can more water suddenly appear in a closed envirenment?

I have seen some funny theories here. You don't store it on concrete because as JQ says, temperature of concrete changes a lot.
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someone email Mythbusters...
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LOL whould love to see that on there even thought they tackle the history books pisses me off
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