[V8] FP Precautions
dsaad at icehouse.net
Wed Mar 14 18:34:34 EDT 2007
It turns out I am a lot better at dispensing advice than following it -
I did take some precautions on mine, but I still remember laying in the
trunk with my arm contorted into the tank, when the water heater (gas of
course) right next to where I was working turned on. It made a
big woosh noise and I thought I was a goner.
Oh yea - rubber
underwear might be a good idea :-)
> What, no nomex flame suit? Lol. The fuel itself isn't the
> It's the vapors. It really amazed me when I first
looked at those
> bare wire leads at the pump under all that
> Oh, yeah. Remember to FIRST disonnect the
battery before doing
> On Mar 14, 2007, at 4:10 PM, S_Matus wrote:
>> I have been burned by gasoline in the past
(Buring leavers a lot
>> faster). So I think any saftey
measures are important for me to
>> I'm doing this job outside. I have an explosion proof NMSA
>> flashlisht, or something like that.
I will remove carpet ans use a body ground (Human).
>> I machined a tool for removing the Sender unit lock plate from
>> ABS Plumbing fitting. So no sparks here.
>> Message: 9
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 11:24:51 -0800 (PST)
"d saad" <dsaad at icehouse.net>
>> Subject: Re:
[V8] FP Removal
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>> I would go one step
farther, and ground the car body to the floor -
>> hang a
>> chain or connect to a water pipe or something.
Next, ground yourself
>> to the car. Pay attention to the type
of clothes you wear, remove the
>> carpet floor mat in the
>> Use an explosion proof flash
(or don't turn it on/off near the tank). Best not to use an
>> trouble light with an incandesent bulb. Too easy to
>> know it all seems
like overkill - but you will feel awfully silly if
>> ignite the fumes in the tank while your arm is in there.
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