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Old 04-16-2013, 12:23 PM
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I wouldn't run that gas in my lawn mower even. Dump it, clean the tank, replace fuel lines all the way to the carb, new filter, the whole nine yards. The last thing you want is to get on the water to have fun and get towed back to the dock when the engine quits.
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Old 04-16-2013, 02:13 PM
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The carb is going to need to be rebuilt as well. It will be full of varnish. If you go that route and don't want to do the work yourself, I might know a guy......
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:06 PM
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Thanks for the replies. I have decided to syphon the gas and pull the tank this weekend. I will also be attacking all the fuel lines as well.

Mrmastercraft I will not be tackling rebuilding myself. Any insight as to where I can get that bad boy rebuilt would be great.
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Old 04-16-2013, 05:53 PM
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I wouldn't run that gas in my lawn mower even. Dump it, clean the tank, replace fuel lines all the way to the carb, new filter, the whole nine yards. The last thing you want is to get on the water to have fun and get towed back to the dock when the engine quits.
yup, my lawnmower is nearly impossible to start and runs terrible with even a few months' old gas in it. If I have a small amount of old gas, I dump it into the truck (or the boat ). And by small I mean a gallon or less, and it's not ten years old -- more like six months. Any more than that and you've gotta just dispose of it.

edit: oh, and op, I bought my 84 SS last September probably within a few miles of where you live, in Pleasanton. If you were looking on clist back then you may have seen it -- it had had a prop strike.
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Old 04-16-2013, 08:19 PM
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yup, my lawnmower is nearly impossible to start and runs terrible with even a few months' old gas in it. If I have a small amount of old gas, I dump it into the truck (or the boat ). And by small I mean a gallon or less, and it's not ten years old -- more like six months. Any more than that and you've gotta just dispose of it.

edit: oh, and op, I bought my 84 SS last September probably within a few miles of where you live, in Pleasanton. If you were looking on clist back then you may have seen it -- it had had a prop strike.
Thats awesome. I was born, bread and raised in Pleasanton. I actually was not looking at all in the past or present. This opportunity presented itself and I could not pass it up. Even got the OK from the wife ha ha. I will make a thread friday once I pick the thing up and get some pictures.


Also, are there any good resources for the location of the fuel lines and stuff. The web is not really providing much help...

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Old 04-17-2013, 11:17 AM
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Yeah. They run down the bilge center up next to the port side muffler. Pull the rear seat out, get the motor box out of the way, pull the screws from that center rear floor section, then pull the section forward and then lift the front edge up. To get full access, remove the gas tank cover (behind the rear seat). Fuel line is all there easy to get to. You'll love working on this boat. ;-)
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:18 PM
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empty it, store it and wait for..........
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Old 04-17-2013, 12:21 PM
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oh, and don't come in here telling us you just bought a boat without giving us pics!

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Old 04-17-2013, 03:21 PM
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oh, and don't come in here telling us you just bought a boat without giving us pics!

Ha ha ha! Sorry I am picking it up Friday and will make a thread full of pictures then. The ones I have are no good.
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Old 04-17-2013, 03:32 PM
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C'mon man, you really need to throw us a bone. We are supposed to get 6 inches of snow tomorrow.
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