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Old 08-05-2009, 08:38 AM
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Default Re: Gas tank temperature

Originally Posted by Coval_PL View Post
I have to ride my bike to work, and only safe place to leave my bike there is very sunny. Isn't it dangerous to leave black gas tank full of gas on the sun for couple of hours? Should I cover it by something blocking sun?
The gas WILL NOT explode from being in the sun!!! It takes a spark to ignite it.

I was watching some show, & a motorcycle cop was talking about how when they ride the bikes in a parade, the engine heat will make the gas in the tank boil!!!
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