For the past two years, the days surrounding June 3rd have been aggravating.
In 2009, I discovered a fuel leak in the X-11's gas tank and made what I thought was a solid repair using a sheet-metal screw, a Sobe soft drink bottle cap (before they switched to plastic), some J-B Weld, and the 2-part epoxy putty from a "fuel tank repair kit" available at any car-parts store.
Don't waste your money on that kit. The epoxy lifted and peeled off over the next year, and 6 days short of the anniversary of the first fix my car was incontinent again.
For the fix, I used only regular J-B Weld slathered and a pop-rivet to seal it off.
A year later, the patch is solid. That's some good stuff.
Ursula K. Le Guin, 1929-2018
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