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Old 04-27-2008, 04:33 PM   #1
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Over Easter weekend, my gas line blew and my parents and I agreed to just move on and try to sell it.

Original thread is here. http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...098&highlight=

Obviously, trying to sell a car with a blown gas line isn't exactly the easiest thing to do. However, I don't want to have to put more money into the car because I'm absolutely broke (full-time college student) and I don't really have the time to fix it (I'm taking summer classes and working 2 jobs this summer).

My dad and I replaced the gas line that blew but it'* still leaking gas near the tank. My dad estimated that it would cost around $200 to fix it but that was just a guess.

So, my question is whether or not I should fix it?

My for sale thread (with a link to the pictures) is here. http://www.bonnevilleclub.com/forum/...314&highlight=
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Well, no one even replied.

However, I've decided to fix it as I know it'll be tough to sell in it'* current condition.
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Sorry Red Rocket, dropping the exhaust isn't that difficult. remove the bots at each end of the rear exhuast pipes and the two donuts in the center. When I removed my gas tank on the 95 SSEi I didn't even touch the exhaust, I just slide the tank to the side.

If you're removing the gas tank do a search since many on this forum have done it. First thing is to disconnect the battery but try to have the tank empty before begining this repair.

I agree that noone replied via post but several did through the poll. That'* a good thing since that'* what you asked for.
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Sorry Red Rocket, dropping the exhaust isn't that difficult. remove the bots at each end of the rear exhuast pipes and the two donuts in the center. When I removed my gas tank on the 95 SSEi I didn't even touch the exhaust, I just slide the tank to the side.

If you're removing the gas tank do a search since many on this forum have done it. First thing is to disconnect the battery but try to have the tank empty before begining this repair.

I agree that noone replied via post but several did through the poll. That'* a good thing since that'* what you asked for.
Thanks for the suggestions. I'm not sure how involved it will be or if my dad and I will even be doing the repair ourselves. There is a local mechanic who is friends with my dad and said he could do it cheap. However, it would require a tow truck to get it there and I don't want to have to pay for that.

Either way, it will get fixed sometime soon and someone will hopefully buy it.
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I remember about a year and a half ago i was in your predicament...i had my 99 sle...still miss it to this day. was my first car. but it was far gone and my 2003 ssei caught my eye..long story short. sold the sle bought the ssei and im happy sold my car to one of my friends he'* torn it to hell...makes me feel bad but it was good to me and i was good to it i loved that car but once you get some seat time in the new one youll love it too. the time between 99-2000 are like 2 completely different cars but both equally as nice
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