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I havn't checked if I need it or not, but I got my bottle of E-Zorb the other day from the SW store, just in case I do..

BTW, Thank You ..!! Jeff & Adam.. :)
 

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I havn't checked if I need it or not, but I got my bottle of E-Zorb the other day from the SW store, just in case I do..

BTW, Thank You ..!! Jeff & Adam.. :)
I put mine in a week before I started the engines this year so the E-Sorb could do it's job on last year's fuel.

If you wait until you need it, that means you're going to end up being towed or doing a filter swap out on the water!

I suppose those screw on filters are simple but my water separator filters are located inside the fuel module, real PIA!

I added $300 to the tank today with fresh gas to mix everything up.

Amazing, $300 didn't fill the tank! :laugher:

Good thing I had almost a half tank before I added the gas or it could have been expensive! :blush:
 

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I put mine in a week before I started the engines this year so the E-Sorb could do it's job on last year's fuel.

If you wait until you need it, that means you're going to end up being towed or doing a filter swap out on the water!

I suppose those screw on filters are simple but my water separator filters are located inside the fuel module, real PIA!

I added $300 to the tank today with fresh gas to mix everything up.

Amazing, $300 didn't fill the tank! :laugher:

Good thing I had almost a half tank before I added the gas or it could have been expensive! :blush:
Thanks for the heads up on that, and it'll still be another week before I can start it up anyway, so I'll throw some in the tank in the morning, I filled the tank & added stabilizer when I winterized it, so if I do have any water, it shouldn't be much..I hope..
 

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You did what I did before E-10 gasoline, I used to fill my tank with stabilizer at the end of the season.

In my Mercruser owners manual for my Formula it says to store the boat with an EMPTY tank or as close to empty as possible when E-10 gasoline is in the tank.

The thinking of filling the tank to keep water condensation out of the tank worked with pre-ethenol fuels.

The problem with E-10 is the ethanol will separate and turn into water. So, a full tank will produce more water than an empty tank!

I've had my boat out a couple times this year without any water in the fuel related problems. I have to assume the E-Zorb helped or eliminated the water from separation risk.
 

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Yes, It seems like a lose-lose situation, no matter what we do now, so it seems a completely empty tank would be best from now on, the old adage of keeping a full tank, so there's very little air space in the tank to condensate is out the window now, but the other concern with the new fuels, is what it does to fiberglass fuel tanks when the fuel breaks down too, and that may be what Formula's concerns really are, but I really can't say that for sure, but I'm not worried about that problem, since my tank is Aluminum.

So I'll be finding out soon enough what kind of shape my fuel is in, and I'm hoping for the best, since it's a full tank of Premium.. it's only 40 gallons, but I got such a deal on it compared to this years prices..
 

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Fuel systems, tanks and such, are only a problem with boats older than 1985.

If you have a boat older than 1985, don't use E-10 fuel until you do a bunch of modifications!
 

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I have always winterized with an empty tank. I don't buy the "condensation theory" that people use to argue that storing with a full tank is better.

I want fresh gas to start the season, not 6 month old gas, regardless if it was treated.

Haven't people been running Ethanol for years in some parts of the states?
 
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