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Re: complicated modern cars

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Subject: Re: complicated modern cars
From: Rush <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 19:02:45 -0400
How the heck did that happen? Bad gas station?


Michael D. Porter wrote:
> Even drained a tank on a wager with a customer. He thought there was a 
> warrantable carburetor fault. I told him I'd found silt and alcohol 
> corrosion in the carb the last time I rebuilt it under warranty, and I 
> bet him I'd find both in the tank of his car. Drained the tank, caught a 
> quart in mid-stream, and it settled very nicely into roughly a third 
> gasoline, a sixth water, a sixth alcohol and a third Florida red clay silt.

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