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Gas/Water Separator #1333877 Fri Nov 15 2019 03:30 PM
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WarEagle1 Offline OP
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I was wondering if a Gas/Water Separator was a common accessory added to the fuel line of an old Stovebolt? If so, where did you mount it and how often does it show water in the fuel?

Thanks for any replies.

Kevin

Re: Gas/Water Separator [Re: WarEagle1] #1333881 Fri Nov 15 2019 04:04 PM
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The glass bowl fuel filters with the ceramic strainer would act as a water trap. It wasn't the primary purpose of the glass bowl, just a nice side effect of the moisture settling to the lowest point in the fuel flow. In cold, high humidity situations the moisture in the air would condense and end up as liquid water in the fuel tank. The old advice about keeping the tank close to full in cold weather was actually a pretty good idea.
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Re: Gas/Water Separator [Re: WarEagle1] #1333887 Fri Nov 15 2019 04:36 PM
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Sta-Bil....great stuff. Especially...during winter lay-up.

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Re: Gas/Water Separator [Re: WarEagle1] #1333893 Fri Nov 15 2019 04:55 PM
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WarEagle1 Offline OP
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Does Sta-Bil somehow remove water from the fuel?

Re: Gas/Water Separator [Re: WarEagle1] #1333894 Fri Nov 15 2019 05:05 PM
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I believe that it causes the water to blend with the gas. Much like alcohol (or Heet that was in common use in Alaska back in the 70’s) does.


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Re: Gas/Water Separator [Re: WarEagle1] #1333895 Fri Nov 15 2019 05:09 PM
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