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Old 06-04-2016, 09:06 AM
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Hello, its been a while since ive been on the forum. I am looking for somewhere locally to drain my tank of fuel thats no more than 3 yrs old. I really do not want to try and treat and run through my four stroke, neither due i want to drain into a tank at my house and try to dispose of? Has anyone ever had this done in the Mobile / Baldwin county area?
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Buy you one of these and hook it up just behind the fuel water separator.
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Get you a few drums from the local oil change place.

Pump out the old gas and put it on craigs list as free gas for pickup.
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I did the exact same thing recently. My boat had 175 gallons of over 1 year old gas in it. I called a lot of places and got some crazy quotes. So what I did is I got 4 55 gal drums and I bought some 3/8" clear poly hose from Home Depot and connected it a primer bulb installed before the fuel water separator and coming straight from the tank. Ran the hose over the gunnel and primed the bulb and let her flow. Took a couple hrs to fill the drums, then I posted a free gasoline ad on craigslist describing it as old fuel and it was gone from my property in less than 1 hr. Easy peasy!
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Aaron Oil in Saraland will take it but they'll charge you X amount per gallon. If it's non-ethanol it should be fine and you could just run it your lawnmowers. I'm sure if you went to a local mom and pop Gas station they'd take it off your hands at no charge and blend it in with their existing inventory (assuming there's no water in it)
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I had a similar situation, but only about 30 gallons. I bought gas cans ans used it in my lawn mower for most of two years.

I bet that if you know someone with a lawn service you could trade the gas for some free lawn mowing.

WIN, WIN. IMO.

jerry

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