<VV> Re: Fuel tank cleaning
J R Read_HML
hmlinc at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 3 13:53:50 EDT 2005
It has already gone further on the reseal than it did from the factory - by
about 30,000 miles. Where have I gone wrong?
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Hubbell" <whubbell at cox.net>
To: "J R Read_HML" <hmlinc at sbcglobal.net>; "Chris & Bill Strickland"
<lechevrier at earthlink.net>; <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Monday, October 03, 2005 12:27 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Re: Fuel tank cleaning
> 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.
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>> 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?
>>> Bill Strickland
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