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The great Sniper experiment is not called off, but it is postponed until I can get the car on the road. All through this project I've known when to give it up to the pros. I had pros build my engine and now I'll have another tune it. I have an appointment for April 4 at Horsepower Ranch. This place is out in the middle of nowhere, forest and farms. I know I grew up out there. It also just hppens to be about 10 miles from where I live now and 9 miles from Pacific Raceways. Horse Power Ranch - Dyno Tuning Specialists. We Make HorsePower!

I was taking a video of the car today and I was looking at it tonight. When I started the car water (it had no smell) came gushing out both tailpipes. It's been sitting there for 6 months. Can gas separate and could I have water at the bottom of my tank? How can I tell and how to fix it.

P.S. I shouldn't have done it and I'm not going to do it again until I'm tuned but I took it around the block and punched it just once or twice just for a second or 2. It's going to be a rocket.
 

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Water certainly would have condensed over that time. Did you put any Stabil in the tank? I'd run a bottle or two of dry gas or Seafoam to get rid of the water.
I've never put anything in the gas. Do you know how the stuff works or is it just magic?
 

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It's probably just condensation that has built up in the exhaust system during storage. If you run the car long enough for the exhaust system to dry out completely and the oil to get hot enough to boil off the condensation that forms inside the engine then the water should be gone. Of course there will be more (about 1/2 cup or so every time you start the car as long as temperatures are low enough for condensation to form.
That's not it because I just put in brand new exhaust front to back that was stored in the living room all winter.
 

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Simple dry gas is nothing more than alcohol and will absorb water. It won't foul your plugs. Stabil is fuel stabilizer that keeps it from turning to varnish when sitting for an extended period.
I'll be getting some tomorrow. Thanks for the tip.
 

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Thanks for all the tips. I will definitely Use the drying agents and also try to drain as much of this gas as I can before I go to the dyno tuner.
 
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