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Unread 11-07-2013, 08:08 PM   #16
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Unread 12-22-2013, 10:45 AM   #17
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Maybe a little off topic (only by very little), but it does pertain to loosing/breaking the key to a locking gas cap.

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Unread 12-22-2013, 05:33 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by PanthersFan View Post
This is a picture of my boat gas cap, but the concept is the same for any gas cap for your jeep. If your cap is not tethered to the jeep, place the cap on the pump, where you will be forced to move it to replace the pump handle.
I don't have a gas door anymore on my WJ since I removed it to install a TJ gas bezel. I set my gas cap on my tire and have run over 3 of them so far. I'll have to start putting my cap on the gas filler handle hook so I don't run over any more. I'm all out of spares and don't feel like paying for a new one.
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Unread 12-24-2013, 01:36 PM   #19
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It's also easy to hold the cap in one hand while pumping fuel with the other.

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Unread 12-27-2013, 11:25 AM   #20
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My first car I drove for almost 5 years I never once lost the cap(edit-didn't have tether), its something I always double check, same with leaving it hanging or leaving a gas door open.
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