You had a friend who put a stick in your gas tank to try and start a campfire but all he did was break off a piece in the tank will this ruin or damage your car?

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Well, this would not be the smartest and ut most the best decision, this can do damage to your car engine and to your selves, the gasoline for vehicles are alot mor toxic than anything else

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