Have you ever left the filling station and realized you left your gas cap on the top of your vehicle or the top of the pump at the filling station? Its not hard to do if you are in a hurry or there is foul weather. Its harder to do if your gas cap is attached to your vehicle but sometimes the plastic or cord that attaches it can break. If your gas cap has broken off or you would like to keep from losing yours, please read on!

Step 1: Materials

For this project you will need:

Fuel Cap
   I lost mine because it wasn't attached so I bought mine at Walmart. You can use your original if you have it or get a new one at AutoZone, or any auto parts store.
   Rope, a small chain, or some sort of cable can be substituted)
    For melting the paracord ends.
Drill bits
   I used a 1/4" bit.
   Not too much, just a little while.
Something needing a fuel cap (re)attached to it
My 1985 Chevy Caprice Estate was the vehicle in need.
good idea, sorry about the fire.
Sadly less than a week after this Instructables I had an electrical fire under the hood. More instructables to come during the process of repairing the car. <br> <br>Livingstrong

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