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    Wait, Mericans dont do irony!!

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    Something I've never understood; American pumps latch on, and cut out when the tank is full. Why don't ours?

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    Because we can be trusted to fill our own tanks and make judgements on our required fuel requirements?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    Something I've never understood; American pumps latch on, and cut out when the tank is full. Why don't ours?
    because we are generally not a bunch of lazy overweight hicks who can't understand how to fill or part fill a tank

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    That aside, if you want to fill your tank, and top up the washer bottle / remove 1/4" of dead bugs from the screen, why not have an automatic system?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew_C View Post
    That aside, if you want to fill your tank, and top up the washer bottle / remove 1/4" of dead bugs from the screen, why not have an automatic system?
    Try South Africa. Pull into a petrol station, you get your tank filled the the very last drop, a windscreen clean and no need to get out of the car at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by creese View Post
    Try South Africa. Pull into a petrol station, you get your tank filled the the very last drop, a windscreen clean and no need to get out of the car at all.
    Isn't that because its safer to stay in the car??

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    whats wrong with getting the bloke at the traffic lights to clean your Windows with a manky looking rag and water that look more like drain water?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CHR1S View Post
    Isn't that because its safer to stay in the car??
    Not always. It's best to drive around anyone laying in the road and put your foot down though. I've never felt unsafe over there but that could be my 70's N Ireland training.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mcshammer_dj View Post
    whats wrong with getting the bloke at the traffic lights to clean your Windows with a manky looking rag and water that look more like drain water?
    Didn't see many of them, it's usually fruit, or baked mud animals. I was offered some rocks, excess baggage would have been fun.

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