<VV> Fuel tank straw pole
J R Read_HML
hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 3 00:10:28 EDT 2005
If you are driving in winter months, why don't you come ice racing?
The schedule for 05-06 season is not yet up, but the following URL will give
you an idea what it is all about.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Tim Verthein" <minoxphotographer at yahoo.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Saturday, October 01, 2005 5:39 PM
Subject: Re:<VV> Fuel tank straw pole
> No one is gonna like my answer.
> Mind you, I have yet to put a Corvair away for the winter, since the
> one I have now is my first since 1976. But....
> We do have a 1958 Edsel. Here's how I put it away for a Northern
> Minnesota winter, temps down to -30 below zero..if not colder. I check
> the antifreeze, be sure it's good to at least 30 below. Pull it into
> the garage. Turn off the ignition. Roll up the windows. Whatever gas
> happens to be in the tank is it. I don't do anything else. Every
> spring she cranks up on the first or second try. I fill up the gas,
> change the synthetic oil, and am ready for another season.
> Mind you, I know this goes against everything I've ever been told about
> storing a car for the winter, but it works for me. I've yet to have
> any trouble in the spring, and this is after 14 years of cruising and
> storing it.
> Probably won't do anything for the 'Vair, since I'm sure it will be on
> the road now and then all winter. It's no show car, it's a driver, and
> a darn fun one. And so manyt people have told me how great it'll
> handle in the snow, you can bet I'll be trying it out.
> Tim in Bovey
> You *can* repair a flip-flop with a capacitor!
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