I picked up a barn car that lost a tank of gas in three years.
I replaced all the rubber bits in the fuel line and put gas in
and drove the car for a year. The carbs leaked for a few minutes
until the gaskets and seals swole up. I figure that one of the lines
leaked and the tank is fine. Any of the crud is now caught by the
>It's something of a risk, but if it was my car, I'd just install a new
>paper element fuel filter, fill the tank with premium, and drive it.
>That is, assuming the tank is sound. Ten years seems short to me for
>loosing an entire tank of gas.
>Stephane St-Amant wrote:
>> To everybody with BTDT: Anything I can do myself?
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