Originally Posted by S10Fan
Please use caution while working with fuel lines. Three years ago last month a good friend of mine died after suffering 3rd degree burns over 70% of his body. He was under his truck installing a fuel pump, spark, and a family changed forever.
Suffered 2nd degree burns and hanging flesh on my arm when my nylon work suit caught fire from a hot nugget from the cutting torch. I was on my back up under the truck with little room to move, but managed to get out and extinguish the flame before I was burned alive. Fire is nothing to mess with.
As a technical inspector at the dragstrip, that is my biggest fear, that a driver will burn up. I cannot think of a more horrible way to die.