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Old 11-13-2013, 04:54 AM   #1
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degreaser inside fuel tank

Yesterday i caught someone placing a bottle of degreaser inside my fuel tank. How bad will this hurt the engine
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No clue... But it won't be good... Get the tank dropped and drained and your fuel lines flushed.
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Are you sure it's degreaser?if so it shouldn't hurt anything there isn't any rubber inside your tank.someone needs a head thump for sure.dont ever mess with someone's stang
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WTF is wrong with people? If I ever caught someone doing something like that, they'd damn sure never be able to do it again after I ripped off their arm and beat them with it.
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If the car is driven what could happen
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it might destroy seals in injectors or pump - would all depend upon what type of degreaser, etc - if it were me, I'd get that fuel tank dropped and drained.
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If you had to drive it home it shouldn't hurt but it would be a good idea to drop the tank and clean it.do you have beef with this person or just some ******?
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Find that person and shove your own bottle of degreaser up their ***.

And yeah you're probably going to have to drop and drain the tank/lines.
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I'm assuming you posted this after posting bail........

But +1 on dropping tank and flushing lines.
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Yesterday i caught someone placing a bottle of degreaser inside my fuel tank. How bad will this hurt the engine
I hope you just run up and right hooked the guy I would have...effing people man..
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Old 11-13-2013, 12:43 PM   #11
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Yeah man way too much rubber and other stuff that could cause an issue... Including residue buildup in the cylinders. Way cheaper to drain the tank than try to fix everything else.
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How big of a bottle? What type? This question has a ton of variables. If you haven't started it yet, just drop the tank and drain it out. No need to go after the fuel lines IMHO
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Old 11-15-2013, 02:46 PM   #13
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All it's gonna do is make the car run like crap. Drain it and all will be good. If it harmed rubber, it would literally eat through the bottle it came in. My concern would be galled bearings and cylinder walls if left in.
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