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ICE damage

In message <UPMAIL13.199710220014060481@classic.msn.com> "Ian J Haseltine" writes:

> As I was removing the multitude of amplifier leads from the boot/rear seat I
> noticed a motor factor's label on the fuel tank 'Ordered tomorrow - delivered
> today' or some such. Curiouser and curiouser. It makes me suspect that the
> tank has been replaced and could well explain why its such a PITA to put any
> petrol in it, maybe the vent hose has been pinched.

Yes - early life tank failure was a known problem.  The mounting bracket
(usually on the left) cracked from underneath.  Still an item to check,
especially when buying an MB.

 Phil Payne
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