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    baruch fishman


    How long  does it take for race fuel to go bad in a 5 gallon plastic  fuel jug (not mixed with oil)?


    same with the fuel tank on my kart , as i only race once a month or 2, how long is it ok for the fuel to stay in the tank ?





    Walt Gifford

    6 weeks jug, 2 weeks tank.

    FAA certified jet engine and aircraft technician,
    Nicholson Speedway class champion 2001,
    Yamaha KT100 Service Center,
    41 years karting experience


    Bryan Williams

    I am sure it would last longer in a metal can with sealed top? Like the one you get when  you buy race gas in a store.


    Jim Derrig

    If you’re worried, add Stabil or some other reputable fuel preserver/stabilizer.  Way cheaper than throwing out the gas.


    baruch fishman

    Thanks a lot guys!

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