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craighewitt

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fuel tank
« on: January 26, 2014, 08:05:15 PM »
While my fuselage is on its side I am doing a dry run with my fuel tank.Are people still using the Model a style shutoff or is there something more modern or lighter?Is the o ring for the gauge available ? Has anyone ever used paint remover on the aluminum tank?Did the filler neck have an o ring as well where it goes through the fuselage? Thanks Craig

Bill Poynter

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Re: fuel tank
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2014, 09:41:05 AM »
Here's a link to the seals for the fuel gauge: http://r.ebay.com/7zWsPc

You'll need to improvise a seal for the fuel filler neck.  If you don't seal this area, any overflow when refueling will run into the cabin.  Here's a link to a product on the Aircraft Spruce website that may work: http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/appages/valcosealant.php?clickkey=4275

craighewitt

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Re: fuel tank
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2014, 07:40:18 PM »
Thanks Bill,I hope all is well.