Originally Posted by 2Susan
I don't recall my periodic chart very clearly, but isn't oxygen a larger molecule than nitrogen? If something is going to leak it's going to be the skinny cousin.
I also do not understand why adding nitrogen to gasoline (Shell stations) would do diddly squat.
Maybe we should've paid more attention in chemistry
There is some thought that the nitrogen in gasoline is just an "extender" or "filler".
I really can't see how adding it is supossedly going to magically rid our motors of carbon deposits & the other buildup on the valves.