<VV> Project planning - front end rebuild/gas tank/dual mc

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Fri Nov 9 13:57:12 EST 2007

No, front suspension doesn't have to come down, but it REALLY makes R&R'ing 
the tank easier; but then removing the front suspension is no piece of cake 
(can you say frozen fasteners, boys and girls?). The sway bar MUST come 

harry yarnell
perryman garage and orphanage
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris C" <ricorvair at cox.net>
To: "VirtualVairs AA" <VirtualVairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Friday, November 09, 2007 12:52 PM
Subject: <VV> Project planning - front end rebuild/gas tank/dual mc

> This year my 65 started leaking gas if I fill it over 1/2 way.
> So I figure on dropping the tank.
> I am guessing the filler neck is leaking.  I presume I have to remove the 
> tank to fix that, might as well buy a new tank.  And if I do I have to 
> drop the front suspension.  And if I do that I might as well replace the 
> brake line, and if I am going to do that, it would be a good time to 
> upgrade to a DUAL MC.
> The shocks are 4 years old, and the bushings are 2 years old (did not do 
> the ball joints).
> Anything else I should do while I am at it.  Figure on por-15ing 
> everywhere I can not get to with  the parts in place.  Being very careful 
> to stay away from threads.
> Anybody know if any of our vendors are planning an end of year sale.
> Thanks to all.
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