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Old 06-15-2019, 11:33 AM   #131
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At least the Toyota has an electric motor ;-)
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Old 06-15-2019, 10:51 PM   #132
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At least the Toyota has an electric motor ;-)
Two, actually.
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Old 06-16-2019, 08:52 AM   #133
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I think you need to put a full one or two gallon gas can in the back, and run that sucker out of gas. Then you will know how larger the gas tank is, and act appropriately with that data

(or has someone on a toyota forum already tried this?)
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Old 06-17-2019, 12:55 PM   #134
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I think you need to put a full one or two gallon gas can in the back, and run that sucker out of gas. Then you will know how larger the gas tank is, and act appropriately with that data

(or has someone on a toyota forum already tried this?)
I'm thinking about doing it this week, but life, laziness, and cleaning the rank funk stink of Ohio out of the Camaro may take precedence.

No one on those forums says they've done it. I just posted that doing so would provide opportunity to confirm or disprove a few things that could narrow things down or identify the issue.

Kinda expecting heads to explode at the suggestion. Going to try waiting until I get home before checking back in.

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Nothing to do with the Toyota, but thought I'd put this out there anyway: I filled the 19.0 gallon tank in the Camaro on Saturday night near Toledo, OH.

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Old 06-17-2019, 01:55 PM   #136
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Nothing to do with the Toyota, but thought I'd put this out there anyway: I filled the 19.0 gallon tank in the Camaro on Saturday night near Toledo, OH.

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Old 06-17-2019, 03:56 PM   #137
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I take it the Camaro beat up the RAV4 and took some of its fuel capacity?
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Old 06-17-2019, 05:36 PM   #138
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I'm thinking about doing it this week, but life, laziness, and cleaning the rank funk stink of Ohio out of the Camaro may take precedence.
Next Solo event, maybe someone should just bring a jetski

Hmm, wonder what class it would be in
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Old 06-21-2019, 01:06 PM   #139
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No one on those forums says they've done it. I just posted that doing so would provide opportunity to confirm or disprove a few things that could narrow things down or identify the issue.

Kinda expecting heads to explode at the suggestion. Going to try waiting until I get home before checking back in.
That was funny. They've all decided that the problem is venting, proved by the fact people can dispense several gallons from a pump after the auto shut off. The fact that doing so in the way people are doing it can result in fuel dispensed being returned to gas station's tanks through the vapor recovery system is not something any of them are willing to acknowledge.

Apparently, I am "unbelievable" for wanting to establish facts rather than blindly go with speculation. I posted something about living in a world where speculation trumps fact being unbelievable, yet here we are and that drew this response:
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Determining the facts is becoming harder to do, in part, because social media sites like this often blur the lines. Sometimes speculation based on our gut is all we have to trust.
Then they all decided to file complaints withe NHTSA. Meanwhile, people are also posting that when they fill up, the needle on their gauge points to "F" so the obviously have full tanks and others saying that only being able to fill a 14.5 gallon tank to 12 gallons is the way it's supposed to work since there's also a 2.5 reserve tank (which there is not).
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