Originally Posted by SKnight
The running the carb empty is the issue. Yamaha has a separate fuel valve so you can turn the fuel off and let it run the gas out of the carb which is neater than draining the carb.
Just different ways of doing things.
Agreed but FYI the honda carb drain has a hose that runs out the bottom.
I usually stick an empty tuna fish can under it and catch the table spoon of
fuel in there.
What I really wish they had was a fuel tank drain. Mine can sit for 2 years
between uses and so I don't want any fuel in there anywhere. I have to
siphon the tank and then run it till it quits and then drain the few remaining
drops out of the carb.
I'm not trying to derail this thread or start a discussion about the merits
of storing dry vs wet. This works for me. Back in the bad old days before
blended gas I would just put in stabilizer and leave it. Can't do that with