Thread: Note to self:
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:25 PM   #909
murgatroid42
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Originally Posted by xymotic View Post
I hate it because I'm lazy and it seems like extra effort every fill up for no good reason. But you're the first person who's ever provided a reasonable reason for it!! That's a good point I hadn't considered before.
Some say that putting the filler cap on the passenger side is safer. Two vehicles hitting sideswipping each other on the road could cause damage to the fillers and a potential fire. Putting fillers on the passenger side places them towards the outside of the road, and lessening the probability of damage in some accident scenarios.
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