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Hello all,
I have a tank thats practically full in my v8 of gas that has been sitting, without any additive for two years.
I am guessing its gone bad by now, as my fuel lines have been off for quite a bit of time, so the system has not bee sealed.

How does one dispose of gas, other than training it into 4 or 5 5-gallon portable gas thingys and having them sit?
 

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In my experience, a 50/50 mix of old and new gas is about as good as new gas.

So sometime when your daily driver's tank is about half full, siphon about the same amount of gas from the V8 and put it in the tank, and use it!

Or do the same with your lawnmower or whatever other machine. I'd probably avoid doing it with a 2-cycle engine like on a chainsaw or weedwhacker since they tend to be more finicky about gas.
 

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i wish i could just light an enormous bonfire
but my neighbors already give me a hard time with my project in the garage. according to them they cant sell their houses because of the eyesore in my garage

probably gonna drain it all into a couple of jugs, add some toluene and fuel stabilizer, and dump it into my grandfathers express van
free gas for him, and the 5.7 pile in there probably wont notice the difference
 

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greesha said:
i wish i could just light an enormous bonfire
but my neighbors already give me a hard time with my project in the garage. according to them they cant sell their houses because of the eyesore in my garage

probably gonna drain it all into a couple of jugs, add some toluene and fuel stabilizer, and dump it into my grandfathers express van
free gas for him, and the 5.7 pile in there probably wont notice the difference
good call, i have an 85 4runner that has been eating up all my old gas lately.
 

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I say anything less than 10 years old is put in the car that cares the least at a suitably diluted ratio. I would just add like two gallons to an almost full tank until you run out of old gas. I also put a paint strainer in my funnel to catch any crap.
 

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This method could take a while, but you could mix it in with your old oil from oil changes and take it to WAll Mart, which is always a great experience, or any shop that you are a goopy of. :) :cheers:
 

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parts cleaner.
 
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