[Mgs] Siphoning Gas

Dan DiBiase dan.dibiase at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 14:25:30 MDT 2020

OMG, duh! Thanks to all that replied with this excellent (and obvious,
now!) advice..............................

Dan D

On Thu, Oct 22, 2020 at 4:13 PM Richard Lindsay <richardolindsay at gmail.com>

> I had the same problem. I disconnected the fuel hose, added a a long bit
> of hose and with the coil disconnected, used the fuel pump to pump old fuel
> into jugs.
> On Thu, Oct 22, 2020, 3:02 PM Dan DiBiase <dan.dibiase at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all.... My '76B, which was off the road for 5 years, was recently
>> returned to me from the shop. They added some new gas but did not siphon
>> out the 5 year old gas (which was just under 1/2 tank when I had it towed
>> in. The car is running pretty rough so I want to siphon out most of the gas
>> before I fill it up. It is currently showing as just under 1/2 tank, so
>> around 6 gallons or a little less (assuming gauge accuracy).
>> I was able to pump out about 2 gallons but am wondering if the interior
>> of the tank is baffled, as I can't seem to move the hose beyond a certain
>> area and it's not sucking up any additional gas. Would really like to
>> remove a couple more gallons before I fill it up.
>> Thx,
>> Dan D
>> '76B-  Getting There
>> '65B - Waiting It's Turn
>> Central NJ USA
>> http://dandibiase.cbintouch.com/
>> _______________________________________________
>> Mgs at autox.team.net
>> Donate: http://www.team.net/donate.html
>> Suggested annual donation  $12.75
>> Archive: http://www.team.net/pipermail/mgs http://autox.team.net/archive
>> Unsubscribe:
>> http://autox.team.net/mailman/options/mgs/richardolindsay@gmail.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://autox.team.net/pipermail/mgs/attachments/20201022/db580c85/attachment.htm>

More information about the Mgs mailing list