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Old 10-28-2016, 08:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Francis Vaughan View Post
Then again a friend of mine worked at a service station when he was a kid, and remembers how one mechanic was very careful when a fuel tank needed repair. He removed the tank, drained it, rinsed it twice with water, and then took to it with a welder. It exploded violently. Didn't kill him, but it wasn't good.
Well yes, petrol is insoluble in plain water. You need to use a detergent.