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Getting a 1978 Toyota Corona Started
I purchased a 1978 Toyota Corona at auction and want to get it started. It last ran in 2007 (assuming the license plate with 2007 tag belonged to this car). I guess my questions are pretty basic "how to get a car started that has been sitting" questions but figured there may be certain things to look for with the corona which you all would be able to help me with.
I drained the coolant and there is corrosion in the radiator and hoses. It was originally green but there is corrosion that is a orange-brown color. I added photos showing the radiator and hoses. What should I do to get rid of the corrosion? Also would this radiator still be useable?
I also drained the oil and it smells like gasoline. I've read that gas in the oil can be caused by leaky fuel injectors, but since this is a carb setup. Would it be a stuck needle that would make this happen? What can having gas in the oil affect or damage? What should I check?
This is the first time I try to get a car started that has been sitting. All information and advice is welcome and appreciated.