[DML] Re: Trunk Weight Capacity and Fuel Tank
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[DML] Re: Trunk Weight Capacity and Fuel Tank

I was 215 lbs at a time when I crouched in the trunk to clean the fuel
tank.  Just keep your feet spaced near the corners (where it is the
strongest), and you should be fine.  


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Steve" <p2freak@xxxx> wrote:
> Group,
> I am trying to siphon all the gas out of the tank to replace the
fuel accumulator.  So I 
> inserted a bulb shaped hand operated siphon pump into the fuel
accumulator access hole 
> and started pumping.  Nothing came out.  Gasoline is definitely
there and I can smell it.  
> The gas is fresh and I have 1/2 tank according to the fuel gauge. 
I've tried the siphon 
> pump in a water bucket and it works.
> So I searched the archive and found a couple messages that say you
can actually stand in 
> the trunk to clean the fuel tank.  I've been bending over the side
of the trunk to do all the 
> work and can't really see the tank interior very well.
> Does anyone know if it is actually safe to stand in the trunk and
not break anything?  Is 
> there a weight limit for the trunk?  Let's assume total weight with
tools is 220 lbs.
> Thanks.
> Steve
> VIN#04421

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