Originally Posted by Zebedee
(P.S. I think the nasties in the bottom of the tank is a myth. They don't suddenly appear when the fuel gets low, and the dip tube is at the bottom, so if there were any it would drag them up however much fuel was in there.)
I was going to post along the same lines, Dave, but you beat me to it. This urban myth crops up all the time.
Last time I ran out was about 25 years ago on the I95 in Georgia, in the dark, with the whole family with me. Boy, was I popular!
What's more, they've never let me forget it!
They were all looking at the warning lamp, which was on. In contrast, I was relying on the gauge, (stuck on a quarter tank) & dead reckoning which meant we should
have made it to our booked hotel in South Carolina without stopping to refill.