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Siphoning gas

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mcgiiver, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. Aug 7, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    mcgiiver

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    2009 Access Cab 4 x4 . Is there anything in the fill pipe that would prevent sticking a hose in to siphon out gas?
     
  2. Aug 7, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    Incognito

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    Siphoning gas, huh? :spy:
     
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    Just thinking ahead. What can I do to make it easier to extract gas from my truck just in case I need to help a stranded motorist or need fuel for my stove or generator?
     
  6. May 30, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    You could tap into the fuel rail through the test port and use a jumper wire to run the fuel pump from the relay.

    That way you are not stuffing something in your filler neck.
     
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    turn truck on it's side.

    profit.
     
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    Gas can in the bed of the truck.
     
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    One of those do as I say not as I did things, cuz I have siphoned my share of gas over the years and had a few mouthfulls.
    Not very tasty at all, but I have been told by much smarter people than myself that if you get as little as one teaspoon full into your lungs it is all over.
    Lights out blackflag dead.
    Be carefull sucking gas.
     
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    poke a hole in the gas tank. there plastic these days so you dont have to worry about sparks and explosions!
     
  14. May 30, 2010 at 11:28 PM
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    Sorry forgot to check my spelling:D
     
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    How about a locking gas cap.
     
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    if you get to the point of sucking on a hose to get the siphon started, here is a tip that has served me well a couple of times.

    instead of sucking on the hose, stuff a rag around the siphon tube as tightly as possible into the crack between the tube and the filler neck. idea is to form a fairly air-tight seal. then blow into the tank, if the seal is good enough you will build up a little pressure in the tank, then when you quit blowing the pressure will hopefully be enough to push gas thru the tube and get the siphon started. much better than a mouthful of gas. with all the modern emission controls, vapor recovery, charcoal canisters, etc. i don't even know if that would work anymore, if it would let you blow enough to get enough pressure, but i would try it before sucking, i've had the mouthful of gas and lungful of vapor, it tastes bad, hard to get rid of that taste, vapor will get you high but it's not fun, not recommended, plus the mentioned risk of inhaling actual liquid, not good.
     
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    Or- Jerry Can. 2G or 5G cans are pretty small and will get you outta of most "opps I ran outta gas" situations.
     
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