<VV> the plan then...
J R Read_HML
hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Tue Mar 8 20:33:27 EST 2005
Hey Ron, Good for you and I'm glad it worked. But, that is not the usual
Oh, when the RF brake line lets go you'll get a chance to do it the "proper"
way. Well, provided you don't crash the front of the car too badly. Does
the filler neck leak?
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'61 Rampside Standard 4/110
'65 Monza Convertible 4/140
'66 beater Coupe - icemobile 4/140
Properly Freshened tanks on ALL
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron" <ronh at owt.com>
To: "J R Read_HML" <hmlinc at sbcglobal.net>; "VirtualVairs AA"
<VirtualVairs at corvair.org>; "Ryan Verthein" <chevyd51 at yahoo.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> the plan then...
>I disagree! We did a good job cleaning out the tank of a '60 that had sat
>with gas in the tank for at least 20 years. We removed the sending unit
>and swabbed easily reached crud out with I don't remember what. Then I
>shot in some strong detergent like Simple Green, undiluted. After that we
>set up a home pressure washer and blasted the daylights out of the inside
>of the tank with a fan spray while the left side of the car was raised a
>good ways. Most everything drained out easily and I dried it by stuffing in
>an old terry robe and pushing it around with a stick. It looked fine after
>that and that was six or seven years ago.
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