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#1 Old 05-12-2011, 10:11 PM
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How to drain gas tank ?

I have about 3/4 tank full.

Car has blown head gasket.

I'd like to drain the gas before sending the car off.

What's the best way to get the gas out ?
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Something along these lines would do the trick.


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You can break open the fuel line, attach a hose, and use the fuel pump to get it out. Another way is to stab the fuel tank.

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Under the back seat should be something where you would be able to scife the gasoline out
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You can break open the fuel line, attach a hose, and use the fuel pump to get it out. Another way is to stab the fuel tank.
I prolly wouldn't try stabbing the fuel tank as a spark would be disastrous.

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