<VV> Re: Fuel tank cleaning

Bill Hubbell whubbell at cox.net
Mon Oct 3 13:27:00 EDT 2005

Reminds me of the story of the man who leaped from the top of the Empire 
State Building.

As he passed by the 50th floor a horrified office worker yelled at him "Are 
you OK?", to which he responded:

"Doing all right so far!"

Bill Hubbell

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "J R Read_HML" <hmlinc at sbcglobal.net>
To: "Chris & Bill Strickland" <lechevrier at earthlink.net>; 
<virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, October 03, 2005 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Re: Fuel tank cleaning

> I've only had to clean tanks on cars that had sat for LONG periods - like 
> in someone's pole barn or in an open field.  Once done, I drive them and 
> have never had to redo one.  I suppose that if it came down to that, it 
> would be time for a new tank.  I think I'm up to about 12 years on the 
> oldest "sealed" tank.  No signs of a problem so far - in 84,000 miles. 
> Short sighted?  Not from my perspective.
> Attachments (if any) are scanned with anti-virus software.
> Later, JR
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Chris & Bill Strickland" <lechevrier at earthlink.net>
>> Like I say, once you pour that goop inside the tank, what do you do for 
>> an encore presentation say 15 - 20 years down the road. More goop? Will 
>> the market's then darling product still be compatible with the stuff you 
>> used this time? Will there be any steel left to hold it in shape?
>> mo,
>> Bill Strickland
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