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BiG_TiMe 12-12-2013 08:57 PM

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Burn Notice24 12-12-2013 10:13 PM

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Originally Posted by MBS (Post 7257418)
The Op needs to go to college I am sure Ohio State has a class for how to pump gas , he will be surrounded by athletes .

I appreciate a petty insult as much as the next guy, but why? However, if you want to take a shot at me, I will defend myself. My test scores place me in the top 98% of my class, I attended a summer course at Columbia university this past summer and receive multiple college recruitment letters each month. No one has showed me how to get gas without holding the pump. That doesn't make me an idiot. :focus:

Cam2011 12-12-2013 10:34 PM

I used to have that problem in my old Chevy G-30 van, basically you need to find the sweet spot, and not set the flow full force. Thankfully I haven't had that problem with my camaro (2011), but I stand there just the same to make sure all goes well.

Cam2011 12-12-2013 10:38 PM

OP, I don't know if your local stations have that fume/vapor recapturing system on your nozzles, but that may add to your woes both by not allowing the back pressure to escape (the old HI-C can with only one hole) or by actually springing the nozzle out just enough when you let go to stop the pump.

Stecky 12-13-2013 06:25 AM

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Originally Posted by Cam2011 (Post 7257778)
I used to have that problem in my old Chevy G-30 van, basically you need to find the sweet spot, and not set the flow full force. Thankfully I haven't had that problem with my camaro (2011), but I stand there just the same to make sure all goes well.

(you need to find the sweet spot, and not set the flow full force.)
:stupid:Thats What SHE said;)

Stecky 12-13-2013 06:32 AM

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Originally Posted by Nutro (Post 7255495)
I think the OP means why does the pump keep kicking off because the nozzle depth is wrong.

:rolleyes: I Don't know how I missed this one.:stupid:

That's what SHE said;)

SnoopyAce7 12-13-2013 06:47 AM

Bravo. 1 star.

kacmdc 12-13-2013 06:49 AM

Make sure you shake it before you put it away.

Stecky 12-13-2013 07:07 AM

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Originally Posted by kacmdc (Post 7258223)
Make sure you shake it before you put it away.

Thats What SHE said;)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=SAAi_42uIkQ

BlaqWhole 12-13-2013 02:11 PM

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Originally Posted by Burn Notice24 (Post 7255184)
I'll start by saying that I am an idiot :frusty: How do you fill up the tank without having to stand there holding the nozzle? :iono:

OP, I feel your pain. Here is some advice:

Pull into the gas station. Pull up to the pump and stop within a reasonable distance so the hose will reach your gas filler door. Put the car in park (if auto) or 1st gear (if manual). Apply parking brake. Turn car off. Take keys out of ignition. Open the car door. Step out of the car and stand up. Close the car door after you've moved your body out of the way of the door. Walk to the gas filler door. Push on it slightly to open it. Then open it completely. Tell the gas attendant the amount of gas you want in dollars. Take the nozzle and insert it into the filler. Pull up on the handle to begin pumping gas. That should do it.

Hopefully we can get a sticky on how to properly fill our gas tanks. And one on windshield washer level indicators.

PalmerGA 12-13-2013 04:17 PM

Instead of using the gas cap, squeeze the handle all the way and wedge a tennis ball in there. Works great!

jd10013 12-13-2013 04:28 PM

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Originally Posted by jshaf (Post 7257111)
so if you try to put fuel in your own vehicle in one of those states that forbide it do they go nuts on you? call 911 and sh&*? how would this appear on your rap sheet, "felony; fueling own vehicle" LOL, never heard of such a law! I know my mom used to only go to places that filled it up for you, but after a while she gave up and started doing it herself because there wasn't anyone in the area that did it for you any more.


I'm guessing it's a union thing, so if you pumped your own they'd most likely send some muscle to your house to break both your arms so you wouldn't do it again.

jd10013 12-13-2013 04:30 PM

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Originally Posted by PalmerGA (Post 7259247)
Instead of using the gas cap, squeeze the handle all the way and wedge a tennis ball in there. Works great!


the easiest way is to bring your wife or girlfriend and let her hold it :biggrin:

jd10013 12-13-2013 04:36 PM

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Originally Posted by Burn Notice24 (Post 7257725)
My test scores place me in the top 98% of my class, I attended a summer course at Columbia university this past summer and receive multiple college recruitment letters each month.

everyone's a genius on the internet.
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Originally Posted by Burn Notice24 (Post 7257725)
That doesn't make me an idiot.

no, but it doesn't make you too bright either. :peep:




that was a joke, try to relax :happy0180:


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