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Would Turbo Blue still be good after sitting all winter?

It's been sealed tight since the Norwalk Smackdown was cancelled due to rain last October. I had someone tell me it loses some potency after sitting for a while. I only use it when using the N2O and I surely don't want to mess anything up but I also don't want to throw $50 of race gas in my lawn tractor if I don't have to. Thanks guys. Lee

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If the racing gas was fairly "new" when it was stored over the winter, and kept sealed tight, I would think it should still be good.

From what I have heard, stored alcohol on the other hand can be a gamble. You never know how much water the alcohol has absorbed from the air during the times the container is opened.

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I have stored both racing gas & alcohol for long periods of times with no problems. I keep the drums sealed tight, stored inside out of direct sunlight, & have them sitting on boards to keep them off of the concrete. The last is especially true with alky. An ounce of prevention goes along way.
 
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Thanks guys!

It was new in Oct and sealed in 2 5-gal cans, 1 metal and 1 plastic, not in sunlight but they've been sitting on the concrete floor. I think I might get another 5 gal to add to it and I should be fine. Thanks again. Lee

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Stell can should be OK. I would wonder about the plastic.

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