2-60 INTERMEDIATE TERM STORAGE (More than 30 days) (CONT ).
Prepare fuel system for storage:
Death or serious injury could occur if diesel oil is not handled carefully. Use in a well-
ventilated area away from open flame, arcing equipment, ignition sources, heaters or
excessive heat. Always store fuel in proper, marked containers. DO NOT SMOKE.
Turn 3-way fuel supply valve (1) to OFF position to
interrupt the connection between tank (2) and engine
diesel fuel inlet pipe (3).
Turn 3-way fuel return valve (4) to OFF position to
interrupt the connection with diesel fuel return pipe
Use a portable two-section container holding 6.1
gallons of diesel fuel (W-F-800 standard) in one
sec- tion and 6.1 gallons of P-9 protective oil
(conform to W-L-800 TECTYL 900 TYPE) in the
Using transparent tube (6) connected to 3-way fuel re-
turn valve AUX position, place diesel fuel return tube
to a recovery container.
Place 3-way fuel supply valve in AUX position and
connect to fuel section of the portable container.
Operate engine until normal operating temperatures
Accelerate engine to 3/4 the rated speed, and at this
point shift the supply line to the section holding
Run engine at the above speed until protective oil has
flowed into the recovery container.
Disconnect piping that was temporarily installed and
place 3-way valves In OFF position.
Do not use the oil and diesel fuel mixture recovered to protect other diesel fuel