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George1 posted 12-12-2001 01:40 PM ET (US)   Profile for George1   Send Email to George1  
Have a new Dauntless 18 sitting in my garage waiting for spring! Noticed in Optimax manual about meth. and eth. Should I syphon my first tank since it contains meth.?
Bigshot posted 12-12-2001 04:21 PM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
No! Top it off and add some Stabil to it.
lhg posted 12-12-2001 04:36 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
I believe nobody should be using gas that contains methanol, neither car nor boat.

But most fuels today contain 10% ethanol, and when it goes through phase separation with water, can ruin your built-in aluminium tank.

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