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Old 04-12-2018, 10:34 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by CaptFun6068 View Post
I bought the boat a year ago. When I went to fill it the first time the O rings were missing on both fuel caps, just what was mentioned on this thread. I replace them.
At the marina where I bought the boat, it was suggested to add K1000 to each tank. It did the trick, I tried siphoning off the bottom of the tanks with a piece of soft copper and a fuel pump, no water, all in suspension.
Missing O rings are the likely cause. If you can process the fuel or extract the water,you might be ok.
You say the water is "all in suspension". Is K1000 an emulsifier, so water combines with fuel,idea being it gets burnt off with the fuel.But you are getting separation in the Racor. Does a Racor undo emulsion? Or is there really free water?
I once got a plastic tube ziptied to a dowel to the bottom of a tank.

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