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Re: fool pump replacement
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- Subject: Re: fool pump replacement
- From: Dave Eaton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 01 Nov 1996 09:03:22 +0012
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a friend of mine had one of his best buddies killed when he got a spark an
empty petrol tank he was working on in a warehouse. almost destroyed
the warehouse too from memory.
whereas it is an old mechanics trick to put out a cigarette in a tin of petrol,
petrol vapour is *extremely* dangerous, and all the more so when in a confined
space. just think of it like you would a bomb...
*any* chance of a spark and the sucker should be filled with water. why? because
that leaves no space for petrol vapour.
..>Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 23:53:34 EST
..>Frank J. Bauer
..>dassault systemes of America email:firstname.lastname@example.org
..>Subject: fool pump replacement
..>> the tank should be filled with water...
..>> (random snippage)
..>> as a very secondary alternative, make sure the tank is brimful with gas.
..>i would NEVER add water to my audi fuel tank.
..>i would NEVER stick my arm up to my armpit into a tankful of gasoline.
..>just do it outside and keep the sparks away...