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Old 10-03-2012, 07:29 AM   #62
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Originally Posted by wirewrkr View Post
Wow Blaine that vinegar does in fact do an amazing job. I have a /6 tank with 15 year old gas in it that I need to resurrect, what particular variety of vinegar did you use? There are so many types.
4 gallons of target brand generic stuff for around $2.50 a gallon.

Just pour in and soak for 2 days. Most people say 1 day but I didn't see results until after 30ish hours. I've still got a bit of crud in the bottom but the POR15 stuff should take care of the rest. I put no nuts/bolts/chains or anything in it to loosen the big pretty much did that on it's own. The baking soda step is pretty important and fun too (it fizzles hehe.)

Also..if you have a sensitive nose (me!) it's probably one of the worst combination of smells I've had to deal's still burned into my nose.
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