<VV> the plan then...
tampatexan at earthlink.net
Tue Mar 8 19:22:24 EST 2005
For what it's worth Ryan, I'm currently working on a '67 Vert that has
been sitting only 2 years and I have had to replace everything in the
fuel system and rebuild the carbs.... emphasis on the word EVERYTHING
.... tank, sender, hoses, steel lines, fuel pump, etc.... :-(
Don't fool around piecemeal... change it all and get on down the
'65 Monza Coupe
'66 Monza Coupe
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ryan Verthein" <chevyd51 at yahoo.com>
> To: "J R Read_HML" <hmlinc at sbcglobal.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 5:22 PM
> Subject: Re: <VV> the plan then...
>> Well, as my old man said...he's had many cars over the
>> years that hadn't been run in a while...and even if it
>> hadn't, the only thing that was open was the line, and
>> that was it...the cap is on, and all of that stuff.
>> even with condensation, it comes and goes on new or
>> old tanks, so the only real difference is time.
>> I might just have to take the damn thing out. I don't
>> want to, but I should probably check all of the top
>> fittings and crud like that. maybe if I've got it
>> out, I'll get a sealer kit from clarks...get it clean
>> and sealed and then be happy. 150 is a lot for a new
>> one. I don't wanna have to go to that. as well, I'm
>> sure the line isn't that expensive...depending on the
>> shape, maybe I'll get one of those too.
>> --- J R Read_HML <hmlinc at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>> Good luck. If that actually works, please be sure
>>> to let us know.
>>> Personally, I think you are creating problems for
>>> yourself when you get
>>> stranded down the road. But, hey, that is just me.
>>> Attachments (if any) are scanned with anti-virus
>>> Later, JR
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ryan Verthein" <chevyd51 at yahoo.com>
>>> To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 3:41 PM
>>> Subject: <VV> the plan then...
>>> > well, after many replies, I figure this. I'm
>>> going to
>>> > take out the sending unit(and replace it if need
>>> > and clean out the inside with a rag and some carb
>>> > cleaner...air out the tank a bit to blow any other
>>> > stuff out...take off the line, put some carb
>>> > in it, and follow it with air to run the cleaner
>>> > through and get the crud out of the line. I'm
>>> > to install an inline fuel filter in the rear of
>>> > car where that line turns into rubber hose, and
>>> use it
>>> > like it is.
>>> > I talked to a good number of people on here about
>>> > and I talked to my dad(who's a good car guy for
>>> > stuff...where I learned a lot.) who all say this
>>> is a
>>> > good plan.
>>> > Thanks for the help.
>>> > Ryan
>>> > 65 Corsa Coupe/110
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