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August 31, 2012

Here’s Why Jet Fuel is Bad For Cars

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Filling your car with jet fuel is only acceptable if it has a jet engine. (Photo by Skip Steuart via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)

Wait, is this really a thing that people have to be told? Are people actually trying this? Apparently yes. Sadly, yes. [Jalopnik]



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Filling your car with jet fuel is only acceptable if it has a jet engine. (Photo by Skip Steuart via Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND)

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