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Old 28-09-2012, 13:30   #16
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You can find a few aftermarket alternative spouts and caps on EBay.

Here's one. Not sure if Wedco parts will fit on your diesel can:

Wedco / Briggs & Stratton Flexible Fuel Gas Can Spout Set - New | eBay
thats what i what... yes..
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These were on clearance at my local West Marine and I bought for at the time.... So much better than the push type!

Speaking of fueling problems.... I bought a west marine fuel/water funnel and can't figure out why they put the filter part so high in the stem. When I fill the funnel, the fuel empties into the tank except for the last few ounces.... I then just have to dump it back into the jerry can from the funnel. Had the filter been mounted lower in the funnel, it would have poured all into the tank.
its high so any water in the fuel, settles out in the funnel.
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Old 28-09-2012, 13:39   #18
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You know, I found several at my local Autozone parts store that had the older(?) no-spill style nozzle. This was about 7 months ago. Of course I had just bought one of the "push-down" no spill nozzles from a hardware store, but fortunately I hadn't filled it up yet and could return it.

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A friend had one of those cans wit a push down nozzle. A royal pain. Lucky me, the one on my other newer gas can... er broke too.

I do try to keep sharp knifes away from body parts, Mine specifically. I've a few scars from past indiscretions. Lucky none that bad... yet.. Blonde and knifes don't really mix well....
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Old 28-09-2012, 13:42   #19
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Re: New spill proof CARB approved diesel 5 gallon container

In case you were wondering, I tried using a "side button" no spill nozzle from one of my UV-cooked jerry cans on one of the new "push down" nozzles, and it didn't fit..... the @~!#$ apparently changed the threads so you couldn't interchange them.
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Re: New spill proof CARB approved diesel 5 gallon container

i saw a video online where a guy took some needle nose pilers, riped out the plastic in the inside of the nozzle. Then drilled a hole in the back of teh jub and put a tire valve in theat hole (without the valve core). It worked really well. to pour, assemble nozzle like before, take tire stem cap off, and pour. worked really nice and no spills from teh back of the jub or the nozzle
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Re: New spill proof CARB approved diesel 5 gallon container

I use an outboard fuel bulb with a long piece of fuel hose to pump fuel into the tank. Slow, but easy to do. I never have to unstrap the jug from the rail and don't have to lift/hold the jug. Easy-peasy
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I use an outboard fuel bulb with a long piece of fuel hose to pump fuel into the tank. Slow, but easy to do. I never have to unstrap the jug from the rail and don't have to lift/hold the jug. Easy-peasy
We do the same now, but don't pump it continuously. Just pump long enough to set up the siphon and let gravity do it's thing. It takes about 15 minutes to empty a 5.5 gallon jug.
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Re: New spill proof CARB approved diesel 5 gallon container

I just found the video about "fixing" the new fuel cans

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I just found the video about "fixing" the new fuel cans

Outstanding! I had just put a small hole in the handle for a vent. The valve stem is a far better idea.

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Re: New spill proof CARB approved diesel 5 gallon container

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I use an outboard fuel bulb with a long piece of fuel hose to pump fuel into the tank. Slow, but easy to do. I never have to unstrap the jug from the rail and don't have to lift/hold the jug. Easy-peasy

Similar, here. Our outboard will run from either the internal or an external tank.

We can pump from the external (Moeller) tank into the internal tank, using the same (Moeller) fuel feed hose we would normally attach to run the motor. An extra male fitting on the "delivery" end opens the valve so gas can flow. We replaced the original spring clips on the feed line with proper all-stainless hose clamps...

FWIW, extra male fittings on both ends of the fuel feed line allow complete drainage after use. (We usually do that, then store the whole thing in a zip-lock bag.) Or another way to drain is to reverse the feed line direction, open the unattached end with an extra male fitting, and pump back into the external tank though the installed valve.

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