remember back when cars had a gas tank in the trunk?
you had to open up your trunk in the old cars and move your stuff before the old dude could filler up for you at the fillin station
this was only 30 yrs ago
how old are you people? 9??? weird...
- Anonymous3 weeks ago
Just about as old as you're going to be in the not too distant future. I'm no spring chicken, but I've NEVER driven a car with the gas tank in the trunk. You need a better class of friends!!!
- 4 weeks ago
time goes by so quickly i guess .
- 1 month ago
I came up in the '80s and '90s. I don't remember seeing ANY cars like the ones you described.
- sydney19Lv 42 months ago
I won a 1964 220Sb and the filler cap is in the Back of the car not the sides the 1949 Ford defect was on the side
the 1958 peugeot filler was behind the Tail lights
How far back and which Country are you talking about
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- NightTerrorLv 72 months ago
I don't remember gas tanks ever being in the trunk except for the emergency gas tanks which were portable and completely separate from the gas tanks that powered the car. I do remember the Ford Pinto that had gas tanks near the rear of the car and were the cause of many explosions.
- audreyLv 72 months ago
I'm 72 and I've never seen that!
- CarsonLv 62 months ago
I've owned a lot of old cars and trucks. From a 40 ford coupe, 50s and up trucks cars. In an American built car have I never seen a fuel tank in a trunk. Even Model T had an external fuel tank.
Fuel tanks are vented so they flow. If they were in a trunk the fumes would enter the cabin intoxicating the driver and passengers. That would eventually lead to death by wreck or asphyxiation.
- ?Lv 72 months ago
They haven't done that since the 60s. Aside from the inconvenience, it was a huge hazard, since there was no firewall between the tank and the passenger.
- Captain LemmyLv 72 months ago
Is that when the gas station attendants wore uniforms and worked in teams of 4-5? That’s old af!Source(s): And the world was all in black & white
- Mountain!!Lv 62 months ago
Even I'm not that old.