Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2000 19:49:11 -0700
From: Kimo Saaby <kimo_saabynopsameja.com>
Subject: Re: Damn fuel filler tube!!!


> Try this: put the nozzle in with the handle pointing UP. It used to work on my BMW 320i. Me: I just pump it slow (oooooooooh) with the catch deal on the first tier. - Orbitronik > > > > Would this explain why I cannot fit the gas hose nozzle into my 1986 Saab > > > 900 more than an inch because of the small tiny hole they provide me to use. > > > In my memory, I have never seen a different fuel pump hose at a gas station > > > ever. When lead-free first came out did it have a smaller diameter pump? I > > > find filling my Saab the MOST annoying thing about it. Actually...it's the > > > only annoying thing, I have to hold the pump the whole time and bend down a > > > little to do that. Makes my back sore. And also I cannot pump the gas at > > > full speed without it cutting out, take a little more time than when I used > > > to fill my Nissan which ran on unleaded, and had a larger diameter fuel cap.

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