Reply to post: Re: The fuel tank in my car doesn't shrink each time I refill it.

Not so easy to make a quick getaway when it takes 3 hours to juice up your motor, eh Brits?

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Re: The fuel tank in my car doesn't shrink each time I refill it.

Not by a significant amount. The various pressure seals get a bit loose (piston rings, valve seals etc), but the loss is rarely noticed. More importantly, they can be overhauled easily and relatively cheaply, and multiple times. Not so with batteries.

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