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Old 04-18-2012, 02:51 PM   #2621
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I'm waiting for someone to come from Swedish Auto and pick up my car. With luck they will bring me one I can borrow.

I'm trying to work on tax returns while I wait.
They came and got the car. They didn't have one they could lend me. They think the stalling problem is some sort of contamination in the fuel system. I hope they can find the problem. I would really like to keep this car.
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:39 PM   #2622
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They came and got the car. They didn't have one they could lend me. They think the stalling problem is some sort of contamination in the fuel system. I hope they can find the problem. I would really like to keep this car.
I wonder if there may be water in the tank. Many moons ago, my husband was going to put some gas in the car while it was parked in the yard. He had some left over from what he used for the lawn mower. He took off the cap when we got hit with a nasty rain storm. The rain was coming down in sheets. The door to the gas line was open and the cap was sitting on top of the car. He made a mad dash for the house. Quite a bit of water got into the tank. He had to take the tank off, drain it and let it air dry for about a week before it was dry enough to put gas in it again. It would have cost us a fortune if he had taken it to a shop to fix the problem. One thing he knew about though was cars.

He grew up as a hillbilly in the mountains of West Virginia. At night he used to run moonshine. So he had a souped up car that he had fixed himself.
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Old 04-18-2012, 03:46 PM   #2623
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I wonder if there may be water in the tank. Many moons ago, my husband was going to put some gas in the car while it was parked in the yard. He had some left over from what he used for the lawn mower. He took off the cap when we got hit with a nasty rain storm. The rain was coming down in sheets. The door to the gas line was open and the cap was sitting on top of the car. He made a mad dash for the house. Quite a bit of water got into the tank. He had to take the tank off, drain it and let it air dry for about a week before it was dry enough to put gas in it again. It would have cost us a fortune if he had taken it to a shop to fix the problem. One thing he knew about though was cars.

He grew up as a hillbilly in the mountains of West Virginia. At night he used to run moonshine. So he had a souped up car that he had fixed himself.
Yeah, I think water would count as contamination.

At least I don't have to pay for this. They have to give me a car that runs.
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:08 PM   #2624
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Getting ready to pitch some lovely chicken stock I made 2 weeks ago, refrigerated, and forgot about.
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:21 PM   #2625
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Getting ready to pitch some lovely chicken stock I made 2 weeks ago, refrigerated, and forgot about.
That's why I try to make sure food gets into the freezer as soon as possible. So sorry. I know how you must feel.
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That's why I try to make sure food gets into the freezer as soon as possible. So sorry. I know how you must feel.
I usually do too. I wanted to scrape off the last of the fat after chilling. Then it got buried.
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Now it is all left up to my boys. We have Four games left and only have to win four - shouldn't be too difficult.
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