Originally Posted by ben2go
Basic 2 liter soda bottle.It was one of those smooth sided bottles with the crimped looking bottom.The bottle melted.Not like heated and melted.It got really soft and started weeping gas.When I picked it up the sides split.I think it had something to do with ethanol/alcohol in the fuel.It's been a few years back.
2 liter soda bottles are made out of PET. PET is soluble in petroleum products, especially gasoline. Even worse...PET allows fuel vapors to migrate through the container. Who remembers what fuel vapor does when there's an ignition source nearby?
DONT TRANSPORT FUEL IN SODA BOTTLES
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