In a message dated 11/5/02 11:44:45 AM, email@example.com writes:
<< The lines
leading to the vapor canister are metal braided, with
a rubber-hose core. It is possible that the rubber
core may be badly deteriorated and hence allowing
fumes to leaking into the passenger compartment. I
believe that this would be very hard to see by merely
examining the hoses. >>
That is a VERY good point. My car was a desert car, a hot desert--all the
rubber was rotten. That just might be it.
<< what is the condition of the
hard-fuel lines leading from the tank to the carbs?
Cracked or leaking maybe?>>
I'll double-check that, too.
As for the exhaust seals--all new. Manifold looks good.
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