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Old 07-09-2018, 07:24 AM
TimO TimO is offline
 
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After leaving the 100LL and Kerosene sit undisturbed for 3 days now, it's still 100% unseparated. I don't believe it actually will ever separate. I see it highly unlikely that even after a long amount of time it would separate and collect at the bottom of the tank by the inlet. I have nothing better to do with my jar of fuel, so I will just continue to let it sit and see what it looks like in a few weeks.
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Old 07-09-2018, 11:48 PM
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Glad to see you drained and then refilled with pure 100LL.

Used to work in a refinery as a crude unit operator and then was promoted to the hydrocracker unit.

The diesel was pulled from the crude tower into a "stripper" which had two levels, bottom level was No. 2 diesel, next level up was No. 1 Diesel or Jet-A here in Alaska. From the very top of the stripper, lighter end vapors continue back into the crude tower to continue their upward journey to the proper levels before they were condensed and removed as a liquid.

It isn't as clean as 100LL, burns hotter and has different properties than the Avgas. Turbine engines can burn almost anything liquid that will maintain a fire.
Used to fly helicopters for the military, back of book had lots of different options for emergency fuel; only one that needed an inspection/rebuild after burning was Shell gasoline that had the TC3 additive.

I would not even try 1/2 cup of Jet-A mixed in Avgas in my Lycoming.

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