[s-cars] Fixing Leaks cheapo method
quattro20v at shaw.ca
Sat Nov 21 11:08:54 PST 2009
Exactly what I did too. Its been holding for 4 years now.
1997 Audi S6
1990 Audi 90q20v
1991 VW Passat Wagon Syncro
1991 Alpina B10 BiTurbo
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> From: Mike Platt [mailto:mplatt911 at yahoo.com]
> Sent: November 18, 2009 4:54 PM
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> Subject: Re: [s-cars] Fixing Leaks cheapo method
> FWIW here is what I did. My lines were leaking from corrosion
> in those rubber mounts. I bought a mini pipe cutter. Cut out
> a section that was bad. Bought some cheap high pressure fuel
> line that fit over the steel line. put two hose clamps on
> that section and zip tied it back up to mounting point using
> past of the line mounting bracket. Did a few sections like
> that and never had an issue.
> Mike (cheapo fixer upper) P
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> Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 20:58:21 -0600
> Subject: [s-cars] Leaks n Lights
> S Folk
> Haven't had many issues of late, but have a couple that I
> could use a pointer or two with.
> One is the infamous fuel line leak underneath, by passenger
> side door due to corrosion. I would like a cheesy but
> permanent fix because that prolly doesnt exist, but I thought
> maybe some glop of Permatex then jb weld ?
> I've known this was coming as I've been watching the line
> corrosion there for some time. I think it not much more than
> a pin head now but snow and salt are on the horizon.
> The other issue has also been around for some time and I
> think is related to the brake fluid reservoir. The IC brake
> light is always coming on when I go around corners. I
> believe it's the fluid float sensor... but can I just jumper
> this? Is it on the top or the bottom of the reservoir?
> Other than that the pig travels on and can still motor on
> past anything in it's way with ease. Still rated a supecar,
> but a 14 yr old one.
> Bill~waiting for Eyetalian cars~M
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