What did you do to your Maverick or Comet today

Discussion in 'General Maverick/Comet' started by ptpdub, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. ike72com

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    Nice floor. Would love to clean and paint mine.
    Might try to make it a winter project.
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick Supporting Member

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    Is that race deck tiles? If so, how do you like them?
     
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    yes, race deck...
    it's nice, just took a little getting used to the hollow sound when first walking on it. I had the commercial tiles first and they were glued to the cement floor, but they were harder to keep clean.
     

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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    went out to give my dog his morning treat and noticed some light mildew on the side of my shop. went back and got a bucket of soapy water and my long handled brush and dealt with it...
     

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    Finished dynamat and engine bay.

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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    pics. a no show...
     
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    Replaced fuel filter and pump after finding rust on the filter.
    Dropped the fuel tank to find it really rusty, any advice on how to clean/seal it again would be appreciated.
    Thank you!!
     
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    After being under car many times. I cleaned tag on rear and first thing that caught my eyes is 2.79 on tag.
    Thought i had 3.00 gears.
     
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    Really rusty?

    Replaced mine!
     
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    Generally only A/C optioned cars had 3.00(at least beginning '71)... There was a option for different gears, no idea what or when.
     
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    Try it again... Finished dynamat and engine bay paint.


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    I took mine to a radiator shop that charged me 90$ and gave it back still rusty and dirty. all they did was soak it a little and solder up some pin holes. I power washed the inside several times until chunks quit falling out. After it was dry, I rinsed it with acetone and sealed it with 2 quarts of tank sealer, and coated all the rust on the outside with POR 15. I carefully cleaned my sending unit and re-soldered the wires on it. It has been working well for 5 years now, but I spent as much money to fix it as a new one would cost. Also, the sealer plugged my vent. I had to remove the tank to take the vent out and remove the sealer from the vent. So, if you seal yours, remember that.
     
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    Even with prunny 2.79's, loves the way she rev,s. Chirps shifting to 2nd and pulls good holding 2nd.

    Came out just like i wanted. Cruise effortlessly at 65 mph.
     
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    I would replace it w/ new tank -- problems solved!
     
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