Gas Prices

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      Sounds like an urban legend, Donna.

      You don’t, however, want to let your tank go below

      one-quarter full. You not only run the risk of

      unexpectedly running out of fuel, but you also risk

      damaging the fuel filter, which can lead to a costly


      wayne wrote:

      > this might not make any sense but I was told many

      > years ago when I first started driving to keep the

      > gas level above half. The way it was explained to me

      > was to visualize a bathtub. When the tub is full or

      > has a good amount of water in it, it drains slowly.

      > When the water level is very low, it goes down the

      > drain much faster.


      > I will be honest, so please don’t spam me. I have NO

      > idea if this is true. It just is something I learned

      > as a kid and it always stuck in my mind. I’m a

      > visual learner so that analogy made sense to me.

      > And, it definitely seems to me the gas goes down

      > considerably slower when I have good amount of it in

      > the tank.



      > Donna



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      > From: Carole Durand <>

      > Date: 2008/03/03 Mon AM 08:11:08 CST

      > To:

      > Subject: : gas prices



      > Okay, I’ll bite: how do you save money on gas by

      > not letting your tank

      > go below 1/2? I would think that keeping it below

      > 1/2 would be better,

      > because you’re carrying less weigh, and you can

      > still improve your

      > dollar average by stocking up when prices drop

      > greatly. Very

      > interested – I love to save on my car’s gas, LOL.







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