Although no one can quite pinpoint the exact source of a myth, we all fall victim to them. They have been engraved into our minds and progressively earned the title “fact” . Here are 10 of those ‘facts’ that are actually NOT true. 1. Shooting a car’s gas tank will make it explode.
A lot of movies have used this untrue stunt.Discovery’s “Mythbusters” proved that in real life, that bullets go right through the tank without fire. There’s no ignition, and no explosion. A bullet to the tank does not cause an explosion. 2. Fill you car with jet fuel to make it more powerful.
A gas-powered engine will not start if you put anything but gas in the tank. Conventional car engines can not combust kerosene. 3. You get more for your money when you fill your gas tank in the morning.
It is believed that when temperatures are cool, gasoline is denser, so you get more fuel per gallon pumped. While the [...]