• Wait Posted: 3/1/2011 3:55pm PST

    I wouldn't drill into a gas tank until gas hit $6/gallon.

  • JKD Posted: 3/2/2011 6:30am PST

    I'll start sucking it through the tube at $8 unless I pick up my LEAF before then...

  • fb_1364603709 avatar Rick Posted: 3/2/2011 10:22am PST

    Isn't the threat of a spark igniting the gas into a fire bomb high when this is done?

  • fb_100000139055235 avatar fb_100000139055235 Posted: 3/2/2011 7:45pm PST

    yeap.

  • Nelson avatar Nelson Posted: 3/2/2011 8:07pm PST

    Richard--actually, liquid gas isn't all that flammable. It needs to be atomized or vaporized and mixed with enough oxygen to ignite. If the tank is full, or at least has enough in it to clear the bit, there's not much risk of explosion. Also, many modern gas tanks are made of plastic encapsulated in steel.
    If the tank were made of metal and bone dry, however, yes, the residual fumes could ignite and cause an explosion.
    Either way, it's a dirty practice.

  • Lee Posted: 3/2/2011 8:26pm PST

    Gas itself doesn't ignite, the fumes do. If you drill the bottom you should be ok.

  • Aussie Posted: 3/3/2011 12:04am PST

    In Australia its heading to $1.50 AUS / L thats about $5.67 US / gallon
    Source : http://www.fuelwatch.wa.gov.au/fuelwatch/pages/home.jspx

  • gman Posted: 3/3/2011 4:47am PST

    You american bitches your gas is dirt cheap, for $30 worth of gas in america I can run my car for 2 weeks, over here in the UK £30 (Aproximately $50) I can only run my car for 5 days!
    Also the capcha below is uber gay!

  • jacobryan avatar jacobryan Posted: 3/10/2011 9:25pm PST

    The typical gasoline cost is increasing in every state in the United States It is all however guaranteed to hit $4 per gallon by summer. I found this here: Gas price raises nationwide fueling speculation of energy crisis Gas costs have been rising, due to unrest in Middle Eastern nations and Libya slowing oil exports and driving the price of oil up. There are questions the U.S. government will tap its reserves to help ease industry problems.