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Twiggy
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Scraping a car and want to take the 20 fuel out of the tank before i scrap it.. what the easy way?

Fuck taking off bolts" Was gonna drill a hole in the tank and catch in a jerry can?

[Edited on 19-09-2009 by Twiggy]
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Surely, you should know how to do this?
Adam C
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Do what you did before? It seemed to work


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antnee
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suck it
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Axle stands.
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Only prob with the last attempt is that it ended up on the tarmac and not in a jerry can that i can stick in the laguna
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Do you know anybody that works at a garage? if so just pop in and ask to borrow a pump off them, takes 5 minutes doing it manually.
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Pickaxe through the lowest corner
Twiggy
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I have no friensd
IvIarkgraham
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i wouldnt suggest drilling it incase it ignites
Twiggy
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Its diesel, so wont go up umless under pressure?
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quote:
Originally posted by IvIarkgraham
i wouldnt suggest drilling it incase it ignites


That's all part of the fun, will it? won't it?
Twiggy
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:lmao:
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i think mike just volunteered to help you
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quote:
Originally posted by Twiggy
Its diesel, so wont go up umless under pressure?


Thread title fail then
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quote:
Originally posted by IvIarkgraham
i think mike just offer to do it for you


bonus!
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quote:
Originally posted by am4nf
quote:
Originally posted by Twiggy
Its diesel, so wont go up umless under pressure?


Thread title fail then


Whats the beef?
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nice edit from petrol to fuel, just hammer a screwdriver through the tank
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quote:
Originally posted by Twiggy
quote:
Originally posted by IvIarkgraham
i think mike just offer to do it for you


bonus!


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quote:
Originally posted by Kurt
Pickaxe through the lowest corner
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quote:
Originally posted by am4nf
nice edit from petrol to fuel, just hammer a screwdriver through the tank



edit? what edit?
IvIarkgraham
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can i come watch when you do it?
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quote:
Originally posted by Twiggy
Scraping a car and want to take the 20 fuel out of the tank before i scrap it.. what the easy way?

Fuck taking off bolts" Was gonna drill a hole in the tank and catch in a jerry can?

[Edited on 19-09-2009 by Twiggy]


Think he's on about that edit
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quote:
Originally posted by IvIarkgraham
can i come watch when you do it?


yeh 12 noon tomoz... PM for address

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