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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
> will
>  bleed off and a check valve will prevent loss of the fuel in the tank. Is
> this
>  correct?
>       Also.. if anybody has any suggestions before I begin installation, I
> would
>  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
> to
>  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....
> Scott