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 Post subject: Is it salvageable? (40L Petrol + like 10 Diesel)
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:17 pm 
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Well, my old man had a "senior moment" :P.

He put like 40 dollars of petrol in his GQ by mistake and only realized when he put the bowser back. He didn't start the car so no risk of f**k his injector pump etc. But he has asked me to drop the fuel out onto the "ground" Seems like a waste of 40L of petrol.

Is it salvageable? Or is it just glorified lighter fulid :P

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is it salvageable? (40L Petrol + like 10 Diesel)
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:19 pm 
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hmm i think itd be ok.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is it salvageable? (40L Petrol + like 10 Diesel)
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:22 pm 
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Froudey wrote:
Well, my old man had a "senior moment" :P.

He put like 40 dollars of petrol in his GQ by mistake and only realized when he put the bowser back. He didn't start the car so no risk of f**k his injector pump etc. But he has asked me to drop the fuel out onto the "ground" Seems like a waste of 40L of petrol.

Is it salvageable? Or is it just glorified lighter fulid :P


I am assuming 10 litres it was no more then 20, the Patrol was on a 1/4 prior to petrol fail and 3 1/4s full after petrol fail.

alfy wrote:
hmm i think itd be ok.


I think this also, maybe blow a bit of blackish smoke if used in another car or lawn mower etc.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is it salvageable? (40L Petrol + like 10 Diesel)
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:26 pm 
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GQ's have a 90L tank, so a 1/4 would be at least 20L.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is it salvageable? (40L Petrol + like 10 Diesel)
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:36 pm 
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mower fuel!

 

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Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2009 11:41 pm 
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Running a car on fuel with diesel in it will actually make it produce a lot of white smoke.
It wont hurt a carby car but could foul the plugs. I wouldnt run it in an injected system but.

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is it salvageable? (40L Petrol + like 10 Diesel)
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2009 12:02 am 
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Running a car on fuel with diesel in it will actually make it produce a lot of white smoke.
It wont hurt a carby car but could foul the plugs. I wouldnt run it in an injected system but.


Looks like he has gained 60Litres of mower fuel :P

 

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 Post subject: Re: Is it salvageable? (40L Petrol + like 10 Diesel)
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2009 6:54 pm 
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yer i would say mower fuel to play it safe. however if you can contain in cleanly and let it sit for a while the diesel will seperate from the petrol and you will be able to salvage a fair amount of fuel.i would do this even if using for mower fuel. the rest is good parts cleaner/degreaser! always a use for it don't drop it. specially on the ground or at least don't publicise it lol

 

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