Thu Nov 20 12:02:46 EST 2003
grows at the fuel-water interface. No water in the
fuel = no alge
--- jon <jon at kenneke.com> wrote:
> I am in for lunch, so this morning I gave in a
> pulled the fuel tank.
> Actually not a difficult job to do. I could not get
> the van jacked up
> enough to get the tank brackets off, so I had to
> bend back the little
> ears, and pulled them right off.
> Ok, folks are now going to think I am crazy/stupid:
> I sprayed the inside
> of the tank with "foamy engine brite", and then
> rinsed it with, yes,
> water. Man oh man was there crud in the tank. I am
> going to hit it again
> with "engine brite" after lunch, rinse, and then let
> dry in the sun. I
> would have never filtered out all the crap.
> So, if you are going to let your diesel sit, do it
> with a full tank, and
> put Biocide (like biodor) in the tank! Save yourself
> lots and lots of
> grief. If you don't, it will be algae-ville in your
> Jon Kenneke, General Manager
> Kenneke Communications - http://www.kenneke.com
> PO Box 3126 - Albany, OR 97321-0702
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