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Monday, December 4, 2017

One Thing Leads to Another

Brake problems on the Blazer. I knew the front rotors were needing work. Pulsating brake pedals are never a good sign. But lately the rear brakes didn't seem to be doing much at all. So off with a wheel to inspect and I think it needs new wheel cylinders. In the process of cleaning up the accumulated dried mud from the past 20 years I discovered the gas tank was leaking. All that dried mud had  been slowing it down but once cleaned up it definitely did show leakage. It was quite a job getting the tank drained down to the point it did not leak any more. I think (hope) it still has enough in the tank to make it to the repair shop. Tank replacement is not a job I want to tackle in the winter time. Or the summer either really.
Naturally I recorded some of the highlights mostly for my own future reference.


  1. That's always how it works. And a tool you need you won't be able to find, even though you'll know you've got one somewhere. Trip to the hardware store is inevitable.