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Re: Fuel tank sending unit

To: "Larry Dickstein" <>, "herb lundin" <>
Subject: Re: Fuel tank sending unit
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2000 15:16:40 -0700
I like to use a non-metallic item for this purpose (as opposed to a steel 
punch), say a hardwood dowel or nylon rod. But the same procedure applies.

Larry Dickstein had this to say:

>herb lundin wrote:
>> I have determined that the fuel tank sending unit is bad in my 80 MGB and I
>> am going to install a new one. According to the Haynes manual a special tool
>> should be used to remove the locking ring. I have no idea where to get one.
>> Is there a way to remove it without the tool?
>> Herb
>> 80 MGB
>Yes.  Use a small flat punch and a smaller hammer and tap it 
>It will not take much and it doesn't unscrew like a pickle jar lid--It 
>only has
>locking cams, for want of a better description.  To paraphrase the
>manuals-assembly is the reverse of the disassembly.
>Larry Dickstein
>Lone Jack, MO
>Pop. 420


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
it's the red one with the silver bootlid.

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