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wipac fuel tap/ filter
« on: August 08, 2011, 08:07:38 PM »
have got around to fitting a fuel tap to the Gordon ( make note in future - paint petrol tanks in fuel resistant paint !! ) unfortunately the tap consists of various components one of which is a crumbly and very leaky fibre seeling washer and also a rubber seal perished and very leaky too. alternatively does anyone have a serviceable unit to spare . again alternatively what size would the thread be into the tank , it appears to be 1/2"" but what thread would this be ? thanks pals
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Re: wipac fuel tap/ filter
« Reply #1 on: August 08, 2011, 08:13:45 PM »
No specific answer but I have tins of misc fibre and rubber washers bought at random when I see different sets as normally something can be made to fit. Often this is the only way. No idea on threads, so many to choose from! I have a tin of odd unions as well, you never no when one might fit.
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Re: wipac fuel tap/ filter
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2011, 09:40:58 PM »
i do keep a lot of fibre washers ( and bought a selection box off ebay that fit everything ALMOST , but actually nothing  :) ) unfortunately the size is the problem. o.d. 1 1/2" and i.d. 1 1/8" so its big , its meant to seal the glass bowl but doesnt . the rubber tube is just unusual and leaks like a sieve 
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Re: wipac fuel tap/ filter
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2011, 11:40:46 PM »
If nothing else turns up, it might be worth giving these people a ring

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