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Old 10-03-2011, 06:43 PM   #6 (permalink)
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That must be why several old-timers that I know with outboard boat motors will disconnect or shut off the fuel line to the engine -- while it is running -- several minutes before they plan to stop it. Then let it run out and stall when they've docked, with the carb dry. They do this if it's going to be sitting even for a week or more.
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