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Old 01-02-2013, 02:58 AM   #47
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I just read this thread last week and I was pretty apprehensive about putting my tanks back after they've been stood in my cold, cold damp garage for some 8 weeks.

They stood on end, caps closed with about a litre of fuel in each. Followed the advice here and left the battery cover plate loose and they went back on like a dream. No problemo...

AFAIK, we don't have any ethanol in our fuel here in GB though I did read about it being introduced in the future. I look forward to that like a hole in the head!!!

Seems a very random whether they expand or not. Ethanol, no ethanol, humid, hot, cold, vented, sealed?! Who actually knows why?
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