Re: [DML] fuel sending units
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Re: [DML] fuel sending units

Easiest and cheapest thing would be to stick a solid bottom can of owner's choice in the tank (inlet holes drilled around the base of course) and let a Hervey style pickup hold it in place. That's what Jim Edwards has been doing for several years now no problem. The can can't get away from the pump.

Bill Robertson

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Stephen Rice <stevedmc@...> wrote:
> Heating up the stud sounds like it might work but you risk melting a
> hole in the tank.
> I would fix this with a new stud and a $10 fiberglass kit from
> Walmart.  Basically remove the tank (optional), clean it out really
> good, cut a hole in a sheet of fiberglass and secure the stud inside
> the tank with fiberglass and resin.  Let it dry and continue to secure
> it down with several layers of fiberglass and resin.
> I patched some holes in my Geo Metro gas tank about a month ago and
> its been doing fine.  As long as acetone doesn't get put in the thank
> there shouldnt be any issue.
> $2 for a stud and $10 for a fiberglass kit is a whole lot cheaper than
> a new tank.
> -Steve Rice
> #16510
> On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Jake Kamphoefner <jakekamp@...> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Drain the tank, clean it (no fumes), heat up the stud, press it back into the
> > tank.
> >
> > -Seems pretty good to me.  It's easy enough for an owner to do, but with an
> > hourly labor rate attached, it's probably cheaper for the owner to just have the
> > tank replaced when it's at a DMC shop.
> >
> > Jake Kamphoefner
> > 1063
> >
> >
> >


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