Pulling and flushing an SLC fuel tank

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cpg003
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Model you own: w107
Region: Western Australia
Location: North Perth

Pulling and flushing an SLC fuel tank

Post by cpg003 » Wed 16 May, 2018 11:22 pm

Hi All,

Does anyone have any info, links or advice regarding the procedure for pulling an 1979 450SLC fuel tank. I’m about to replace my fuel pump and external filter but I’m thinking that old fuel in the system when I purchased the car is probably why the fuel pump was cactus after my first decent drive. Before that it was on its way out but is now shocking. Seems pointless to replace the external pump and filter without doing the internal screen and flushing the tank first.

Cheers,
Clayton
1979 450 SLC - C107 - Milan Brown
2017 220d GLC - W253 - Polar White

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