Those dark flakes in the filter are pieces of the coating
off the inside of the tanks. Say thank you
to the EPA idiots requiring
alcohol in the gas.
1, You MUST remove the tanls and have them coated.
Easy but messy to do. The ist has talked about this often.
sells kit, so does JC Whitney.
2. If you are still driving the car, you
should install a filter
in the fiel line before the pump. This will
protect the pump.
A filter after the pump is too late.
flakes will pump the line and your out of gas. Also
the flakes can jam the
So Alex, join us all with coated tanks.
From: Allan Ballard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Allan Ballard <email@example.com>
July 28, 2010 7:10:51 AM
Subject: Re: [Tigers] "POS" carb
Just a note in
followup--the Edelbrock carb is now installed on an Edelbrock
F4B with stock
air filter and so far so good. I've
driven it maybe ten miles...
filter has some dark orange flakes in it and will be swapped for a
new one but
so far so good.