On the Morris with a very similar tank set-up I used three strands of strip
caulk from the local ACE weatherstripping section. Screwing it down
squashed the caulk nicely into a waterproof seal that easily filled any gaps
in the meeting of the tank and car shell. Lasts forever, excess 'ooze'
easily trimmed away, easily removed in the future.
>I am ready to put the tank back in the midget and see that there is a paper
>"gasket" stuck to the bottom of the boot around the edge where the tank
goes. It is
>necessary to replace this? I really don't have anything of similar quality
>thinking that just some duct tape squished in there would do the trick. I
>a panhard bar if that would make a difference. I take it the "gasket" is to
>vibrations or something like that.
'59 Morris Traveller