What to do with winter gas?

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Old 05-20-09, 09:37 AM
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What to do with winter gas?

After a long winter, I have approx 2 gallons of mixed (snowblower) gas remaining in my garage . Is it ok to add this mixed gas to the gas tank of my car, then top up the car tank to full to dilute it? Car is a 6 cyl Hyundai. Thanks...
 
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Old 05-20-09, 09:50 AM
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I believe thats what most people say. You could just put a gallon at a time in depending on the size of your tank. Wouldn't make as big a difference if you had a 24 gal tank on a big truck, but I doubt you do.

1 gal of 40/1 mix would become 400/1 with 10 more gallons of gas.
 
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I agree. I have 2 gals of 15 year old kerosene I'm getting rid of. I pour a pint or so into each fillup. After all, it's fuel. As long as the engine doesn't start missing or pinging, it's okay. I do the same with old alcohol from our lab. I strain it through a paper towel and use it as fuel.
 
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Thanks for the answers. There was actually less than a gallon of mixed gas so I dumped it all in and went for a fill up. Everything seems to be working fine and I don't see no blue smoke.
 
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The two stroke oil is good for the lower valve train / cylinders in small amounts. It supplies extra lubrication.
 
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