Originally Posted by deacon
Mine came in pretty good I think, but I wish now I had washed the tank out with gas BEFORE I installed the petcock. Whatever was in there is in there now. I did take it out actually to check the filter. I wanted to make sure that the darn thing was clogged since gas trickles from the tank most of the time.
That seems to be normal for that system. Trickling like a man with an enlarged prostate
So maybe this leads to my tip #2: When I took my tank out of the box, it rattled with all the junk in there. So I've blown it out with compressed air really well while shaking, etc and the rattling stopped. Now I have it sitting with a bunch PB Blaster blown in to halt any oxidation. When it comes time to mount it, I'll rinse with some of last year's premix.