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Username Post: Are in cab gas tanks dangerous or a fire hazard?        (Topic#344251)
0utlaw 
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04-28-17 04:03 AM - Post#2688665    
    In response to persh

  • persh Said:
How about under the driver's seat as in the old Jeeps? Or, if you prefer under the passenger's seat a la FJ40?

We'll all be dead soon!!



What about the VW bug or a dunebuggy? It's in your lap.
The big worry today is that folks follow too close. Not all bad people...maybe in a rush to get somewhere......anyway, completely unaware of stopping distance. Young teenage girls on phones is a huge problem.Hands free only in NH.




 
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Bel Air kiwi 
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04-28-17 09:52 PM - Post#2688803    
    In response to 0utlaw

Hi Outlaw, we have a total ban on hand held mobile phones nation wide but it took 16 deaths to get it into law.
But you still see young folk actually texting while driving, as well as older women and guys in utes and truck drivers and probably tailgating at the same time.

Cheers Kiwi

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0utlaw 
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04-29-17 03:51 AM - Post#2688813    
    In response to Bel Air kiwi

  • Bel Air kiwi Said:
Hi Outlaw, we have a total ban on hand held mobile phones nation wide but it took 16 deaths to get it into law.
But you still see young folk actually texting while driving, as well as older women and guys in utes and truck drivers and probably tailgating at the same time.

Cheers Kiwi



I have a little rule. I don't send or answer texts. It is one incredibly bad habit to start. The person sending you one will stop if you don't answer. I do agree it might be convenient for some...but haven't needed it yet!
I have no idea why rules on hands free cell phone use isn't 50 state wide.
We simply have too much totally useless communication in this world...does anyone remember privacy...it's gone!




 
Micmac 
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05-18-17 09:17 AM - Post#2691768    
    In response to 0utlaw

I've had my '63 for quite awhile now, only problem I've ever had closely related to the fuel tank is sending unit failure. Got a new one from Bob's, works great. I've often thought of moving the tank to under the bed, but after loosing a 100 lbs, I fit in quite nicely now!

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66 Blu panel 
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05-22-17 07:25 PM - Post#2692373    
    In response to Eric132

I'm taking the tank out from behind the seat just so I can use that room. I plan to leave the doors unlocked, so that the stuff behind the seat that I can't get rid of any other way will be stolen.



 
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