Someone put mountain dew in my tank

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    I have a neighbor that is a dick and doesn't want me riding my fourwheeler and he said he was gonna pop my tires and I ended up leaving for a few days at the river cabin and when I came back my quad was messed with. I seen the cap wasn't on right and I tried cranking it and as soon as I cranked it and turned the gas on it killed it. I drained the tank and inspected the gas and it had a haze to it son that indicates it had sugar and it was extra green and water was starting to form at the bottom of the jug. So I had someone come by and clean my carb and then drained the tank some more because it wasn't all out yet. We got it to crank and now today I can't get it to crank again. I checked the gas again and it seemed like it wasn't flowing out as fast and the gas valve is kinda hard to turn now. I think more of the stuff settled at the bottom of my tank and it went into on my carb again. My carb sucks because the drain screw is stripped. I ordered the new valve and a rebuild kit for my carb. I was told to take my tank off and swirle gas around in it a few times and pour it out. Any other suggestions. Thank you. It's a 2006 blaster. Long story short I got the blaster really cheap because the cgain slapped the crank case and had a small hole in it. So I patched it with jb weld and now I'm all fine. But that gas problem now sucks.
     
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    If it was my blaster, someone would go
    Missing if they put sh*t in my quad

    hey Cody my recommendation is to get some gas tank cleanser from the local auto parts store, take off the fuel petcock at the bottom of your tank (it has the switch on it for the fuel on, off, and reserve) and shake the cleanser around in there, then let it all drain out the open petcock hole. Then I would repeat the process until I am comfortable with my tank, then I would let it fully dry out before reinstalling it to the blaster, if the sugar got into the cylinder that’s gonna cause some issues as that’s how people purposely total other people’s engines. I’ll let Awk or someone with the “Technician” title to explain the engine work.
     

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