Thread: Inuvik or Bust!
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Old 08-15-2013, 08:27 PM   #78
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Originally Posted by Tropic-Of-Canada View Post

Ran out of gas, filled from can, wouldn't start....Probably sucked up some water, Charlies Towing got me going!

cranked it a bunch, sprayed some ether in the filter, got her going! He gave me a bottle of something similar to methyl hydrate to get rid of the water.....$140 and I'm rolling again!!

Having a burger in Dease Lake, then I'm outta here!!

Glad it wasn't more serious. Maybe buy some gas drier (methanol) when you hit a town (Stewart or somewhere with a gas station). Keep a bottle with you until you get home then drain the tank.
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