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How full does drum of fuel be new?

Post  rocketpony on July 21st 2015, 11:47 pm

Purchasing a drum of c16 race fuel from a guy that says only few passes burned from it.
So how far down from the top of the drum do it be new?
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Re: How full does drum of fuel be new?

Post  kim on July 22nd 2015, 12:15 am

More inportant question...
  When was drum opened?  How old is fuel?  A coue gallons light far kess damaging than some stale fuel that doesnt play nice in your race engine.

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Post  cool40 on July 22nd 2015, 12:29 am

Alky drum will be within an inch or two of the cap.
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Post  69F100 on July 22nd 2015, 12:30 am

rocketpony wrote:Purchasing a drum of c16 race fuel from a guy that says only few passes burned from it.
So how far down from the top of the drum do it be new?
Thanks

I know when I buy alky the 55 gal drum only comes with 52 gal or that what on the label the alky is about 2'' down from the top.
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Re: How full does drum of fuel be new?

Post  rocketpony on July 22nd 2015, 6:43 am

The drum is only couple months old. I know the guy and know when he bought it

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Re: How full does drum of fuel be new?

Post  69bluehotrod on July 22nd 2015, 11:18 am

rocketpony wrote:The drum is only couple months old. I know the guy and know when he bought it

fyi , C-16 if a "funky" fuel... ( it does not do well sitting) You might buy 5 gal. from him and make a few hits with it to make sure its still good...
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