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Old 05-12-2012, 01:14 PM   #44 (permalink)
War_Wagon
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Originally Posted by blownb310 View Post
I filled my Metro's fuel tank for the first time and discovered it leaks. I removed it and it's rusted out [big surprise right?] The fuel level sensor is bad too. The auto stores want $315 and up for a tank around here. I did find one online for $256. Darin, might you have a Metro fuel tank around from your EV conversion?

Instead of being able to spend my time ecomodding the car to try to defend my title, I'll be lucky if it will be mechanically sound enough to even make it to Montreal [and back hopefully].

Just in case you can't find one, Summit sells plastic fuel cells for race cars for about $100, and you can get a sending unit for them as well.
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