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Freelander 1 best way to siphon the tank?

Discussion in 'Land Rover Freelander' started by thequeenscheese, Sep 18, 2015.

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  1. thequeenscheese

    thequeenscheese Well-Known Member

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    Hi I've remembered ive got a full tank on the freelander and I'd like to keep the fuel, what's the best way to siphon it on these?
     
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    goonarmy Beer tester LZIR Despatch Agent

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    Better let the air outta the tires too, that cost 20p at the esso!
     
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    Remember to eat the mint after sucking the petrol out petrol flavoured polos aren't very nice.
     
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    You could let the engine do the hard work by disconnecting the return pipe to the tank into a fuel container. Or a syphon pipe with a rubber squeeze bulb to drain into a fuel container. Isnt there a drain plug to undo available on you tank. The irish tinker method is to stab the tank with a screwdriver.
     
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    you may find a sweet under the seat, for gods sake dont let the new owner have it, unless you charge him :D
     
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    DastardlyDan Active Member

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    As above, let the fuel pump do the hard work. Short out the fuel relay, disconnect the relevant pipe in the engine bay, and pump it straight into a fuel can
     
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    thequeenscheese Well-Known Member

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    yeah yeah ud all give £60 of diesel away aswell wouldn't you..the escapade has cost me enough already, I'm not against sticking a pipe inthe filler but is it an anti siphon?
     
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    Why not drink the fuel by sucking on the feed pipe, and pee in a fuel container!
    although... Diesel has been blamed for causing my Dads Bladder cancer...... - so PLEASE DONT DRINK THE STUFF!
     
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