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  1. #31
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    Default Re: Fuel mix for ww2 vehicles

    Quote Originally Posted by ARMYPHOTOS View Post
    Hi Richard. We have had problems with the Bio in modern petrol down here. For example we had to rebuild a petrol pump on an MW and found the Bio Petrol had "Eaten" some of the metal away at the point the petrol enters the glass cover. It looked like a sculpture of a set of sharks teeth. Another pump showed the same sort of damage.
    What is the evidence for it being the biofuel content rather than some other factor?

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  3. #32
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    Apr 2008

    Default Re: Fuel mix for ww2 vehicles

    We may be going over so e old ground, but just in case:

    An old thread on Ethomix -

    FBVHC info on fuel changes, and the additives tested and approved -
    Lessons learned from working with military vehicles, number 10 in a series. "Never tip the strange silver thing with hoses upside down over the toolbox. It will leak gunk."

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    This is what we need to watch for in our aircraft and I suspect some specialist vehicles would suffer with this too.

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