Monthly Archives: December 2010

The new seat propped in the cab

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No gas

I called around to find out how much a radiator shop would charge to clean out my tank. $125, plus more to seal the tank. A new Mustang tank costs $120. So, I ordered a ‘69 Mustang gas tank, sender … Continue reading

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Sit on it, Potsie

I went to the Route 71 junk yard this afternoon and pulled the back seat out of a 2009 Texas State Trooper Chevy Tahoe. It’s black gray leather, with an arm-rest cup-holder. Should be ideal… if it fits. I need … Continue reading

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Tanks a lot

The fuel tank pickup clogs whenever I drive. Need to remove it, take it to a radiator shop, and get it cleaned out and sealed. Or I could just throw this one away and put in a Mustang tank between … Continue reading

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Progress

Float fixed. It’s amazing what a fountain a carburetor can be when the needle doesn’t shut off and 3.5 lbs of fuel pressure starts pressing gas out of it. Blockage fixed for now. Carburetor may leak less than when I … Continue reading

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It’s not fun right now.

I cut new gaskets for the carb on Tuesday, then re-installed it. Took a drive and it stalled out because of a fuel line blockage. “Fixed” the fuel blockage with some compressed air, only to find that my carburetor float … Continue reading

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EarlyFord.com order

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