<VV> Turbo Odyssey Part 22 -- It's Alive!

Norman C. Witte ncwitte at wittelaw.com
Mon Oct 3 13:28:31 EDT 2005


Thanks for your words of wisdom.  I definitely agree that the plastic filter
is a temporary thing.  I just want to make sure I am not getting a bunch of
sludge from the tank.  My thinking is that it comes out when I have the car
up on jacks to do the rear seat belts, which should be in about three or
four weeks.  By then the tale should be told.


> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org]On Behalf Of Chris & Bill
> Strickland
> Sent: Monday, October 03, 2005 1:20 PM
> To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
> Subject: Re: <VV> Turbo Odyssey Part 22 -- It's Alive!
> norm wrote:
> >At Dan Konkle's suggestion, I added a clear plastic fuel
> filter just forward of the shroud that I can see through the
> wheel well.
> >
> Norm --
> Once you get the running of it all sorted out, I hope your intention
> would be to eliminate the plastic filter or at least replace
> it with a
> metal canister one -- the plastic ones are prone to cracking when
> exposed to things like flying rocks (wheel well), and we
> don't want the
> hear about this nice little car going up like lclarry's
> vacuum cleaners ...
> Ditto Gary's story about plastic lined (gooped) gas tanks ...
> Bill Strickland
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