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Question Completely remove gasoline from disconnected gas tank

Hello all. I have a spare gas tank for my 16 Triumph Daytona 675R that came with a bunch of gas in it. I already siphoned out most of it but still have a decent amount of gas left in the tank. The Siphon I have is fairly large with a ball bearing you shake up and down to create the vacuum but it's not working anymore with the little gas left in the tank. With my next track day not until October, when I put the bike back into track mode, I want to completely remove the gas.


What's the best way to accomplish this? Remove has cap and pour? Remove bottom and pour? Attempt to dump out of the overflow? Siphon from overflow? It's a California model tank with the charcoal canister connections so should be sealed and able to be vacuumed, I think.



I know I can probably find the answer on Youtube but Appreciate the assistance with anything specific to the Triumph gas tank.
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Hotwire the fuel pump?

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You can hook up the pump to the bike and "test" the fuel pump in TuneECU or DealerTool. That should run it long enough to get all the gas out. It's probably not the greatest thing for the pump to run it dry though.

Option B is removing the fuel pump and letting all the gas fall into a catch pan. It'll all come out the bottom pretty easily. Any tiny bit left you can reach in with a paper towel and soak up.
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