Avgas in Christchurch?

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Avgas in Christchurch?

Postby thornz » Tue Jan 15, 2013 1:08 pm

Anyone know where you can still buy avgas in Christchurch?
Its for a 2 stroke dirt bike, not for car use.

Also, where can I dump old fuel?
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Postby diss7 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 2:17 pm

Waimak Challenge still sells it
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Postby Rob_GTZ » Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:34 pm

Garden city Helicopters will sell to you if you have some form of motorsport licence.
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Postby Al » Wed Jan 16, 2013 7:44 pm

diss7 wrote:Waimak Challenge still sells it


Yep this.

Was $3 a litre last time I bought it.
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Postby diss7 » Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:11 pm

FYI they are anal about pumping it straight into a car, even if it is on a trailer. Just take in fuel containers.
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Re: Avgas in Christchurch?

Postby Bling » Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:21 pm

thornz wrote:Also, where can I dump old fuel?


How old? My lawn mower has always used my old fuel. Some I had was sitting around for 3-4 years in a parts car. Ran fine but was just straight fuel, not sure if yours is mixed or not.
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Postby Rob_GTZ » Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:55 pm

I ran my lawnmower on leftover Avgas & 2 stroke mix for a few years, never did it any harm, just run it full speed all the time & enjoy the sweet smells as you power through the lawn.
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Postby Al » Wed Jan 16, 2013 9:18 pm

Avgas in the mower. I'd actually want to mow the lawns just to smell the burnt goodness.
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Postby thornz » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:44 am

Thanks!

Will pre mix be okay going through the mower?
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Postby diss7 » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:17 am

thornz wrote:Thanks!

Will pre mix be okay going through the mower?


It'll be fine. Mowers are fairly tolerant!

I've run premix go kart fuel in the te27 when it ran out of fuel in the driveway.
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Postby crispy'86 » Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:00 pm

I'm using the old pre-mix for my chainsaw at the moment in our mower, it loves it
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