Assuming that the tank is out of the car, try packing the fitting
& area in ice--the temp change might shrink the brass enough
that the vice grips might turn it. All I can think of. Good luck.
>--- Original Message ---
>From: "mcgibney" <email@example.com>
>To: "Triumphs Mailing List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Date: 10/28/01 11:16:14 PM
>Looking for assistance in removing the brass nut that connects
the fuel line
>to the tank; mine appears to be rather well siezed in there.
>Actions to date:
>a) applied liberal quantities of Liquid Wrench, let stand several
>rounded nut slightly with standard open end wrench
>b) soak several more days in Liq Wrench, borrow $nap On connector
>wrench, round nut some more.
>c) cut fuel line, remove tank from car, use six point socket
>d) do Incredible Hulk personality swap, attack nut with Vice
>several millimeters of brass from now completely mangled fitting
>teeth on the Vice Grips, reach for the torch ... but return
>and decide to seek aid from the list ... help.
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