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  • #16
    Good news!

    S2 Coupe 3B Project


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    Boost is the new rock and roll!
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    • #17
      Great news. Did you use rob walker in the end Steve, any thoughts on recommending?

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      • #18
        Yes - Rob Walker now Fiennes Engineering. Very happy with them. It wasn't cheap, but you get what you pay for!
        The Perfectionist
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        • #19
          Bad news is that I still have running issues which I am convinced is some seriously stale fuel. Only option now seems to be drain the tank and refuel with clean petrol.

          I have been quoted £190 + vat to drain the tank. Anyone have any good suggestions for draining 20 litres of crap fuel myself? (How do I dispose of it?)

          cheers

          Steve
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          • #20
            Originally posted by Fat Audi 80 View Post
            Bad news is that I still have running issues which I am convinced is some seriously stale fuel. Only option now seems to be drain the tank and refuel with clean petrol.

            I have been quoted £190 + vat to drain the tank. Anyone have any good suggestions for draining 20 litres of crap fuel myself? (How do I dispose of it?)

            cheers

            Steve
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            Pop to TKmax and buy the cheap fluid transfer pump they sell. It's orange in colour with two long pipes. Remove the fuel pump cap in the boot and pump out into suitable containers. Get right down into the pump pick up area and you will find substantial crud there. Wipe out dregs with clean cloths.
            However, unless your petrol is over 3 years old or you filled with E10 in the last year, I doubt that's the issue. The Coupe I recently bought has three year old super in it and it's running ok, if a little lumpy.
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            • #21



              Me doing mine last year.


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              Nothelle S2 Avant
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              S2 Coupe getting a tidy up

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              • #22
                Then dilute it with fresh stuff and use it in the lawn mower

                S2 Coupe 3B Project


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                • #23
                  Steve, there's no need to go into opening the tank or buying a pump. 20 Litres will fit nicely into a Jerry can and you can keep it for all those cleaning jobs you may have coming up.

                  To drain the tank, open up the feed line to the inlet manifold in the engine bay and use a piece of hose to direct it into your Jerry can. Pull the fuel pump fuse and feed 12 volts into the fuel pump circuit using a male lucar. The fuel pump will pump out your tank for you in a surprisingly quick time, just be ready to turn it off when the tank is empty so you don't run it dry.

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                  • #24
                    Thanks chaps!
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                    • #25
                      Is is not possible to just pull one of the rubber lines to the fuel filter and drain from there or does the pump lift the fuel to get there anyway?
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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by s2driveruk View Post
                        Is is not possible to just pull one of the rubber lines to the fuel filter and drain from there or does the pump lift the fuel to get there anyway?
                        The pump needs to be "on" for the fuel to emerge from the tank. This was indeed my original plan.

                        I have a new fuel pump to go on, so will do that and probably drain the tank from there whilst it is out.....
                        The Perfectionist
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