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    Funny one for ye, petrol prices kinda...

    Strange enough lads.
    Just went to the local and bought a new 5L Jerry Can.
    Seems a bit strange that I got 5.69 litres in it..
    I dono if it's the Jerry or the pumps! Something is off lol

    May be something to watch.. maybe.. 😂
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    Them petrol stations ye just can't trust them
    8 mins 20 seconds or 186,000 miles a second

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    Was able to fit 55l in 50l tank and I reported it to manager saying it is outrageous, he just replied it must be something wrong with that specific pump. Stayed on car park there for another 30minjtes and they did nothing with it!
    Hold my beer. 'll show you how to do it :-D

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    I know there is some board of measurement kinda things you can report these kinda instances to...but hardly worth the hassle.
    Now if you had a motor for work with receipts from such a shop for months worth of fuel, maybe then lol
    True tho, can't be up to them lol

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    I tell ye lads it's probably more widespread than we know, like its nearly 1.50 per lt at the moment and god knows what else trump will do to make it worse, it would be great if venasula where let Flood the market
    8 mins 20 seconds or 186,000 miles a second

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eoinmack View Post
    Strange enough lads.
    Just went to the local and bought a new 5L Jerry Can.
    Seems a bit strange that I got 5.69 litres in it..
    I dono if it's the Jerry or the pumps! Something is off lol

    May be something to watch.. maybe..
    I can honestly say them 5 litre cans holds more every time than 5l as I fill them all the time for 2 stroke so it’s worked out 5l per oil shot. No matter what garage I go to. I know there can be rip garages but word gets around fast

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    The 5l drum take more than 5l. I'm filling up often enough on a different stations and its always more

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    The extra capacity on 5ltr is for vapour/pressure build up, I wouldn't be maxing out those plastic 5 litre drums

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    Oh is that the way? Kinda makes sense actually lol
    It wouldn't be the first time the pumps have been tampered, you do hear the odd story....now if they true or not is another thing lol

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    Near the top of the Gerry can you can see a faint line around it, before it curves up into the handle etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by enda View Post
    The extra capacity on 5ltr is for vapour/pressure build up, I wouldn't be maxing out those plastic 5 litre drums

    exactly
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