difference between petrol and diesel jerries

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difference between petrol and diesel jerries

Post by Louis Hay » 19 Aug 2015 21:43

is there a difference between the petrol and diesel jerries (other than the colour)? I have 2 yellow diesel one's that I'm thinking of using for petrol if I cannot swap them before my trip next week. I read on a new one today that it should only be used for diesel... :think:
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Re: difference between petrol and diesel jerries

Post by Chris Skinner » 19 Aug 2015 22:03

should be same as far as I know - colour difference is a safety precaution so you dont get mixed up and put wrong fuel in car.
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Re: difference between petrol and diesel jerries

Post by JoshJ » 20 Aug 2015 00:45

Is it steel or plastic ones. Steel wont be an isseu. But the platic ones are a problem. The plastic compounds are different for the drifferent feuls.
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Re: difference between petrol and diesel jerries

Post by Michael » 20 Aug 2015 05:17

Louis, I have green ones and would gladly swop you for the yellow ones?
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