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My wife and I were out filling up at Sam's Club this morning and there was a person who was complaining that the gas nozzle wouldn't fit in their gas tank.

The funny thing was this idiot was trying to fill their gasoline powered auto.........

with a diesel fuel nozzle. :hyst: :hyst: :hyst:

You can't make this stuff up!
 

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Yup! Back in the day before the downsized unleaded nozzles they were all the same. The smaller filler size on the unleaded powered cars with converters kept people from using the leaded gasoline in the unleaded cars and ruining the converters. Good idea. :thumb:

My niece however, was filling up her dad's pickup...... with diesel. And it was a leaded/no converter machine. And hence the nozzle fit the PU quite well. So the truck got the full effect of the diesel fuel. It just didn't want to run. It did run, but very poorly with clouds of white smoke in the air. The tanks and to be removed and drained, fuel lines purged and the carb flushed. Then add gas and it ran quite well, thank you! :hyst:
 

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cbramsey said:
My wife and I were out filling up at Sam's Club this morning and there was a person who was complaining that the gas nozzle wouldn't fit in their gas tank.

The funny thing was this idiot was trying to fill their gasoline powered auto.........

with a diesel fuel nozzle. :hyst: :hyst: :hyst:

You can't make this stuff up!
OMG! :lol: Did you help the idiot out? :D
 

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I drive the Tribute and a Diesel powered Hilux. More then once i've picked up the wrong nozzle :lol:

I now make a point of stopping and thinking of what car I'm in.
 

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Tribby said:
I drive the Tribute and a Diesel powered Hilux. More then once i've picked up the wrong nozzle :lol:

I now make a point of stopping and thinking of what car I'm in.
A very good plan of attack, imo.
 

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Dasha said:
cbramsey said:
My wife and I were out filling up at Sam's Club this morning and there was a person who was complaining that the gas nozzle wouldn't fit in their gas tank.

The funny thing was this idiot was trying to fill their gasoline powered auto.........

with a diesel fuel nozzle. :hyst: :hyst: :hyst:

You can't make this stuff up!
OMG! :lol: Did you help the idiot out? :D
No, my wife told me about it! They were complaining to the gas station employee that the nozzle didn't fit!!! :shock:
 

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You would not want them to service your car. :) Intriguing complaining about nozzle not fitting. :lol: Whatever their occupation might be, i will hazard a guess that they are competent hopefully. :lol: :) :stop: :yahoo:
 

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Stone,

This was a self service gas station. Hopefully, that sheds some light for you. The person who was trying to fuel with the incorrect nozzle was the driver of the auto.

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Reminds me of my brother only not as dumb :lol: The station just got some new fuel and who ever delivered it put diesel in the unleaded storage tanks. needless to say the station had alot of angry customers including my brother.
 

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Tribby said:
I drive the Tribute and a Diesel powered Hilux. More then once i've picked up the wrong nozzle :lol:

I now make a point of stopping and thinking of what car I'm in.
Ditto. The Mav's petrol, my Vivaro (work van) is diesel.

Always pays to check and check again!! ;)
 

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i had to drain a fuel tank on a 2.5ton 6x6 last week at work because some idiot decided to fill it with gas but i didnt bother to flush it out. just sucked it out with a transfer pump, then put 60L of diesel in it then changed the filters. a couple shots of quick start and viola. one of the idiots will take it to the fuel pump to try again. its a 300L tank so there is not a big problem if 10-15L of gas is in the tank. but it had about 290L of gas lol.
 

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CrashNburn said:
i had to drain a fuel tank on a 2.5ton 6x6 last week at work because some idiot decided to fill it with gas but i didnt bother to flush it out. just sucked it out with a transfer pump, then put 60L of diesel in it then changed the filters. a couple shots of quick start and viola. one of the idiots will take it to the fuel pump to try again. its a 300L tank so there is not a big problem if 10-15L of gas is in the tank. but it had about 290L of gas lol.
A couple of candidates for the Darwin Award?
 
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