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Old 11-15-2000, 12:44 AM
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Robert W. Roe Robert W. Roe is offline
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Yes. Gasoline fumes are either too lean or too rich to ignite "most" of the time. I've seen people put out cigarettes in a capful of gasoline.

I shook my head in disbelief when the warning about using cell phones while refueling came out. I'd think that the risk of staticky shoes creating a spark while removing the filler cap would far outweigh a cell phone igniting anything.

But, in our litigious USA, anything that could happen has to have a warning label...
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