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johnkoza

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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2012 6:26:01 PM

I always wondered if shaking the hose after the pump shuts off will coax a few more drops of gas out of the low point in the hose. Any opinions?
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Mikeyy1960
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Message Posted: Oct 20, 2014 7:53:33 PM

just so none drips on car
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nickless
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 2:53:22 AM

No
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DaddyD302
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Message Posted: Oct 11, 2014 2:44:19 AM

no
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 9:25:33 AM

That doesn't work that well, plus I'm not that cheap and desperate.
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2014 8:25:54 AM

no
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 1:13:07 PM

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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 9:00:33 AM

no
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rando991
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 8:34:20 AM

I do only to prevent dribbling when I take the hose out, there's not enough gas in a few drops to make a difference in your tank
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2014 5:56:21 AM

I give the nozzle a little shake to ensure it doesn't drip on my car.
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46chief
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 12:38:22 PM

Yes.
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Thumper52
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2014 6:05:46 AM

Yes, but I do it so it won't spill down the side of the car!
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Safari7350
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 11:41:17 AM

You got to be kiddin!
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prkuehn
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 8:23:47 AM

No
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 8:22:45 AM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 8:20:13 AM

No
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Message Posted: Sep 18, 2014 6:00:31 AM

no
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thomnrosie
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:29:59 PM

Sometimes I do that not sure if it really help.
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estroh
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Message Posted: Sep 15, 2014 12:08:40 AM

Nope... but I do lift and shake something else...
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MsPeachi747
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 10:31:16 PM

Sounds like someone has their camera on me--Yes.
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pt88
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 2:26:03 PM

no
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Godozo
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 10:08:00 AM

Yes. There's the possibility of that stuff vaporizing if you don't put it in your tank, otherwise.
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 7:44:32 AM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2014 5:32:01 AM

no
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 11:11:50 PM

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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:30:27 AM

No
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:30:08 AM

No
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jwb1013
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:21:12 AM

I tilt it to try to keep gas off me
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Mitchsoc
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:03:15 AM

No
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rando991
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 8:03:01 AM

a few drops won't help you...but I do it sometimes to avoid spilling gas on me or a freshly washed vehicle
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2014 3:59:36 AM

no
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ricebike
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2014 1:03:21 AM

"I tilt the nozzle but more to ensure that fuel doesn't spill on my feet."

ditto, but more that fuel won't spill down the side of the vehicle and eat away at the wax/clearcoat
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mpsrent
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 3:38:10 PM

I tilt the nozzle but more to ensure that fuel doesn't spill on my feet.
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rando991
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 2:59:16 PM

I used to
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thomnrosie
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 2:27:49 PM

Did that but not sure if it really works.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 7:04:32 AM

Never.....
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mohrorless
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2014 5:59:12 AM

I shake the nozzle and tap it to get the last of the gas out. Hey, I PAID for those drops!
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 6:04:57 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Aug 24, 2014 5:57:24 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 9:40:43 AM

No
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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2014 9:39:51 AM

nope
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gvan
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 10:16:19 AM

No, I only tilt the pump nozzle up so I don't drip gas on the side of my car before removing it from the tank.
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Message Posted: Aug 3, 2014 8:57:04 AM

no
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2014 8:17:08 AM

nope
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2014 12:06:48 AM

Yes
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 5:30:56 PM

no
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 9:34:23 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 9:23:21 AM

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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 7:36:08 AM

Something like that.
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 7:35:04 AM

everytime
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Message Posted: Jul 29, 2014 7:29:45 AM

No
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