Re: [MV] Lantern Fuel in Generator Set?

Stephen Somers (
Sun, 24 Jan 1999 14:39:15 -0800 wrote:
> I have a problem with the gasoline in my 1.5 KW Military Generator Set
> regularly turning to the consistency of honey and / or varnish and plugging
> the fuel system up. I "regularly" will put fresh fuel and fuel stabilizer
> into the generator but within 7 or 8 months it is all gummed up again and
> needs a carburetor rebuild or replacement.

Are we talking unleaded gas with its 'use within 3 weeks, dump after 6
weeks' lifetime?

Perhaps the answer is to drain and flush after each use (won't that be

It's probably just as well that they don't make petrol engined choppers
any more.

Steve Somers (Project Leader)

'75 Land Rover 101" Forward Control, 1-Tonne, General Service (62FL50 - Royal Artillery/2 Commando)

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