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Re: fool pump replacement

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.

'93 s2
'90 ur-q

..>From: fjbauer@dsavm.e-mail.com
..>Date: Wed, 30 Oct 1996 23:53:34 EST
..>Frank J. Bauer                                                                  
..>dassault systemes of America     email:fjbauer@dsavm.e-mail.com                 
..>Subject: fool pump replacement                                                  
..>dave sez:                                                                       
..>> 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...