<VV> group red for me - going to drop my fuel tank
Tue, 17 Aug 2004 10:22:18 -0400
Just remember that the bottom of the tank has to be higher than the
opening in the hose.
Bill Hubbell wrote:
> There is another way to start a siphon, assuming you have an air compressor:
> Cut a small diagonal slit about 1 foot from the outlet end of hose.
> Insert uncut end of hose into gas tank
> Insert cut end into bucket or gas can
> Inset blow gun attachment of air hose into slit on hose -- blow nozzle
> facing toward gas can
> Blow a brief blast of air into hose -- gas will start flowing.
> Bill Hubbell
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "John Headley" <email@example.com>
> > Anyone have any
> > > ideas on how to easily remove the gasoline from the
> > > tank before dropping it, bearing in mind that I have
> > > no idea how much is in there > -John Headley
> > **********
> > Dont suck on the siphoning hose, too tricky for lung health.
> > Get a tube, plenty long to reach inside the tank to the bottom, and also
> > reach outside down to your floor.
> > put tube into a equal height ' U ", fill with gasoline ( unless you are
> > going to throw everything away, in case water would work fine ) until both
> > ends are full. Put your thumb over one end to keep the liquid from
> > draining, and jam the other end into the tank, to the bottom .... put the
> > end your thumb is over into a bucket down at floor level ( lower than tank
> > anyway ) release thumb and let it flow ...
> > just think of this system as a Carter Corvair turbo carburetor ... they
> > and flood on the same principal. (g)...
> > regards, ken campbell,iowuh