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Re: Bursting with Octane
PLEASE, make sure that no one is smoking ANYWHERE in the
vacinity.....gasoline vapors are just as volatile as the gasoline
itself....just had a friend in VT loose his entire barn and about 5 or 6
very rare cars......due to fire.
On Fri, 23 Aug 1996 PDQSHIP@aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 96-08-23 14:23:41 EDT, you write:
> << won't drain the tank because, unless the engine is running, the pressure
> bleed off and a check valve will prevent loss of the fuel in the tank. Is
> Also.. if anybody has any suggestions before I begin installation, I
> be very appreciative. Tips.. etc? I have some roll-up ramps that I can use.
> Since the car is STILL in springfield (until tonight), I can't exactly look
> see which end should be on the lift. SO.. front or rear fellas? (and gals).
> Does this job require that I wear saftey glasses, IOW will the fuel come
> bursting out of the pipe once I loosen it?
> Thanks everyone!
> Roll ups should work, tho it's tight work at the top fittings.... Make sure
> you take a couple of days to soak the fittings with WD40 so they will not
> spin with the lines.... loosen the fittings slowly at the rear of the car
> first, put out your smoke first, use a wide bowl or oil drain apperatti under
> the rears..... Do NOT use heat on the fittings, if they stick keep soaking
> them with penetrating fluid till they do.... The install is quick compared
> to the removal, a just reward....