Re: Engine fire, bad burns.
Nashville kat, Did you actually intend to sound that condescending?
The petcock was closed by me. Now did that stop all the fuel from flowing? Most likely not. Agreed, the fuel line should be swapped out with all these kits.
If you look at the picture, the fuel valve is closed. It got so hot that the lever melted and is now bent/twisted.
Watching my kids enjoy what they have learned and built, is why we started MB'ing