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Old 5th August 2008, 08:15   #16
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How about installing an after market electric pump to save these blues? Having said that, during the earlier days when there were not so many fuel bunks and lesser day/night stations, my late father everyday used to fill 5 ltrs of petrol in the Amby while returning home. When asked, he said that it was for emergencies since one can't be wasting time looking out for a bunk.

I've followed that practice ever since... I do not fill 5 ltrs everyday, but see to it that the fuel gauge's needle hovers somewhere near the half mark..
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I always fill at first instance of the Fuel lamp blinking. In the Safari it starts blinking at apprx 11-12ltrs and remains constant when 10ltrs is left.

This way you're sure and have enough buffer at hand.
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These days,am playing safe by heading to bunks when my tank is half empty- in fear of unavailablity of fuel and subsequent rationing at bunks (after rains and lowering crude oil prices I feel the situation is improving)
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