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

Mike Kost vairmike at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 3 16:15:53 EDT 2005

My son had one of those  on his car when he got it. When he went to 
replace it he was told that they were illegal and you could only get 
metal ones.

Mike Kost

Rick & Janet Norris wrote:

> I beg to differ here.
> I had a plastic filter on my 69 and I too felt it was not "tuff" 
> enough so I removed it and since it was full of crap from the tank I 
> thought I'd tear it apart and get a closer look at the junk. I was 
> surprised how tough the plastic was. I replaced it with one like it 
> and have used them on several other cars.
> Your "tuffness" may vary.
> Rick Norris
>> 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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