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Storing fuel
« on: October 23, 2018, 01:21:38 PM »
I’m looking at storing some fuel, both diesel and petrol at my brother’s  property. Does anyone use stabilisers or have experience with how long  fuel can be stored please?

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Re: Storing fuel
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2018, 02:05:56 PM »
I’m looking at storing some fuel, both diesel and petrol at my brother’s  property. Does anyone use stabilisers or have experience with how long  fuel can be stored please?

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Re: Storing fuel
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2018, 03:29:42 PM »
Up this way there is a small price difference $1.699 to 1.559 . l just don't know how that works but it seems to    ???  l will fill 4 or so jerrys to have some at hand    :cheers:
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Re: Storing fuel
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2018, 04:21:34 PM »
There are quite a lot of fuel stabilsers on the market for both petrol and diesel. I'd add a fungicide to the diesel if the additive you choose doesn't have one. Maybe also buy your fuel from a reputable brand that has high turnover. In any event, it looks like 12 months is about it.
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Re: Storing fuel
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2018, 05:30:33 PM »
Thanks everyone. Very helpful looking at storing some for running farm equipment etc.
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