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09-30-2011, 02:37 AM
This may sound like a stupid question but when I was working under my '71 I noticed that my front subframe is packed full of sand and gravel from the previous owner driving on gravel roads. It is really hard packed in there like concrete. I don't know how I'm going to get it out. I'm wondering if I should shove a metal rod in there to loosen it,try to blow it out with an air hose or suck it out with a shop vac? I would like to get it out because it atracts moisture and will cause rust. What do you guys think? Anyone else have this problem?

09-30-2011, 08:13 AM
Do whatever you can to get it out of there. I have taped a bendable piece of copper tubing to the end of my shopvac hose, yet another use for duct tape.

09-30-2011, 09:26 AM
I agree, do what ever it takes, even if it means a power washer to the car and a shower for you.