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Windwalker
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Old outboard - New gas

Postby Windwalker » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:05 am

Dave

1978 C26 S/V "Windwalker"

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Postby EmergencyExit » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:16 am

Same experience here. My fuel pump diaphragm split one day . Sent a picture to Franz at Franz Marine and his reply was - been using Ethanol in that motor, right ? That's how I found out about the issue. The old rubber does not react well to the stuff, hardenes and splits, plus it causes water/moisture issues, and the motor just doesn't well as well..

Good post on that issue !

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Postby Capt. Bondo » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:47 am

I have been using Sea Foam with no complaints
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Postby Padiunka » Fri Aug 31, 2012 12:32 pm

Same here on the sea foam. As far as the ethanol, I dont even run that junk in my truck.
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