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Gasoline exposure risk 
> In light of the recent discussion of Christian's unfortunate accident I took
>it upon myself to investigate a bit. I dug up the following article on the
>Christian may not have any health affects right now, or 10 years from now.
>However, in the future he might have many due to this exposure.
I just wanted to apologize to the list for the unintended off-color remarks at
the end. A fellow lister (Todd) pointed it out to me.
I posted the note about the gas exposure risk as an advisory. I've been guilty
in the past of improperly handling gasoline. Just recently, I replaced the fuel
lines in my Q and spent a good hour or two with my hands soaked in gasoline
while I fiddled underneath the car. Gas is a something we all handle with
regularity, and most likely with little regard. If I had been thinking, I
should have washed my hands immediately upon contact with gas and probably have
even worn gloves. I figured that since I was "awoken" out of my ignorance by
Christian's unfortunate incident, I would pass along the warning. Gasoline IS a
toxic substance that should be handled with care.
I didn't intend to put a foul flavor to the post with the off-color ending
towards Christian. It was late, I was tired, and I fired it off without
rereading the post. I extend my sincerest apologies to Christian and the rest
of the list.
89 200q (156K miles)