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Re: [Mgs] Fuel tank problem--ideas?

Subject: Re: [Mgs] Fuel tank problem--ideas?
From: Bob Howard <>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 06:41:20 -0400
 Hi Stuart,
    I had another idea---that if there is fuel in the tank, and put a
clear plastic hose from tank connection to the fuel pump, running the
pump would show little air bubbles in the hose if there are pinholes on
the suction side.

On Sun, 22 Jun 2008 00:18:40 -0700 "Stuart MacMillan"
<> writes:
> Bob, 
> I had not thought about pin holes in the pick up tube, and I can't 
> see it to
> find out.  That is a definite possibility with a 45 year old tank!  
> I'm
> going to put a fuel hose from the pump into a gallon of gas and see 
> how the
> system pumps tomorrow.  If it pumps fine, then it is definitely on 
> the
> suction side, which means a new tank.  
> I just hate to replace the tank with one without baffles.  I'll take 
> it to a
> radiator shop here that rebuilds fuel tanks and see what can be done 
> before
> I do that. 
> Stuart
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