SENIOR FUEL SYSTEM DESIGN ENGINEER
I’ve got it! We’ll wedge the fuel filter into
this narrow gap above the differential!
JUNIOR FUEL SYSTEM DESIGN ENGINEER
Are you insane? It will be almost impossible
to service if you put it there.
Nonsense! It’s conveniently close to the fuel
tank, and most small children will be able to
reach their arms blindly past the drive
shafts and feel around for the filter.
But what about tools? Those kids need to fit
a socket wrench up there, and have enough
space to undo two hose clamps with pliers.
I’ve been assured that this part of the
chassis will have a minimum of razor-sharp
edges. And besides, children have excellent
imaginations. They’ll have no trouble
visualizing all of the bolts and hoses.
This is absurd. I can’t believe you’re even
Look, what’s the recommended replacement
interval for the fuel filter?
Let me check… 60,000 miles?
Have you seen the engine they’re planning to
use on this thing?
Of course it’s the new 13B-REW Wankel Rotary…
Oh. Oh, of course. I see.
Exactly. Only luck will keep those engines
running past 30,000 miles, anyway. By the time
the fuel filter is a concern, most owners will
have thrown the car away in frustration.
I understand now. This is brilliant. Gosh, is
there any way we can make the filter even
I hear the exhaust engineers are planning on
adding extra heat shields all around the
This picture may not look like much to you, but I call it “triumph.jpg”.