Thanks. I wasn't sure how it all went together and the arrow
shaped piece is all messed up. I'll have to get a new one as the
old one isn't worth trying to save. It looks like it has already
been saved and reused once before by all the file marks and
sloppy brazing which was also filed to make it fit.
Biff, AN5, 'Kermit' & HAN6, 'Ole Gray'
From: Mike Maclean <email@example.com>
To: Biff Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: spidgets <email@example.com>
Date: Tuesday, February 02, 1999 1:43 PM
Subject: Re: Gas tank question
>What you are repairing now is correct. You should have an arrow
>fitting brazed or sweat soldered to the end of your fuel line
>threaded collar to push it into the threaded hole in the gas
>pickup tube is a separate assebly inside the tank.
> Mike MacLean-60 Sprite
>Biff Jones wrote:
>> While exploring a minor gas leak where the fuel line exits the
>> tank I found out that the fuel line was cracked where it goes
>> into the compression fitting. This is on a bugeye. I can
>> what I've found, BUT, do have a question. Is the fuel line
>> supposed to go through the compression fitting and into the
>> tank(aka, pickup tube) or is the fuel pickup tube in
>> tank a seperate piece? On mine looking in the compression
>> fitting hole I see the pickup tube which is seperate from the
>> line. Is this the way it's supposed to be or do I have a DPO
>> fixit? None of the manuals I have show how this is supposed
>> Biff, AN5, 'Kermit' & HAN6, 'Ole Gray'