> Date sent: Tue, 18 Jul 1995 13:02:11 -0500 (CDT)
> From: "Eric L. Van Iderstine" <elv1@ra.MsState.Edu>
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> Send reply to: "Eric L. Van Iderstine" <elv1@ra.MsState.Edu>
> On Tue, 18 Jul 1995 email@example.com wrote:
> > I just yanked the tank (heh) on my 72 Midget.
> > It's full up with high-grade gasoline!!
> > The plastic fuel float has a 3/8" slice right
> > where the wire loop goes around it. Any ideas on
> > how to mend it or with what to replace it?? I'm
> > thinking of either superglue or a biggg cork.
> A few weeks ago, I suggested using a soldering iron for a pinhole in the
> plastic float (I fixed one on a spit that way). The plastic may be
> melted back together, and you won't have the fear of glue/sealants
> dissolving in the tank.
> If your "slice" isn't too wide, the same thing will work.
> If the slice is more of a rectange, you could source some similar
> plastic from another part that is meant to stand up to fuel (maybee one
> of those $3.00 plastic fuel filters at walmart) to cut, fit and melt
> Eric L. Van Iderstine - ME - Mississippi State University
> elv1@Ra.MsState.Edu http://www2.msstate.edu/~elv1
> 74 MGB & 85 Buick (until I finish the MG)
> "An object at rest cannot be stopped." The evil midnight bomber
> what bombs at midnight FROM "THE TICK"
Oh, for crying out loud. Buy a new sender! They're not that
expensive. And use a new gasket and ring too. Fix it right and fix
it to last!!!