[Healeys] A Mystery

Oudesluys coudesluijs at chello.nl
Sat Sep 23 14:43:57 MDT 2017

There may be a (plastic/metal) gauze filter at the end of the pick up 
pipe. Not all of the senders cum pick up have them fitted. Very unlikely 
that there is a filter that to access you have to cut the fuel tank!
Kees Oudesluijs

Op 23-9-2017 om 17:27 schreef Bob Spidell:
> What kind of 'filter' is there in the tank?  Anyone have a photo?
> We dismantled an original BN2 tank, and there was nothing but a tube 
> to (almost) the bottom.
> Bob
> On 9/22/2017 8:39 AM, Tom Felts wrote:
>> the tank has to be cut open---and done by someone who understands the 
>> danger in doing that.
>> ---- Bob Simmen <rsimmen at nc.rr.com> wrote:
>> =============
>> Tom,
>> How do you get to the filter inside the tank?  When I removed the 
>> sending unit from my tank, all I could see were the baffles.
>> I recently had to blow my lines from the fuel pump to the tank with 
>> air to clear the filter.  It has worked for now, but I am sure it is 
>> just time before it clogs again.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Bob
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Healeys [mailto:healeys-bounces at autox.team.net] On Behalf Of 
>> Tom Felts
>> Sent: Friday, September 22, 2017 8:21 AM
>> To: Oudesluys <coudesluijs at chello.nl>; healeys at autox.team.net
>> Subject: Re: [Healeys] A Mystery
>> Have you ever replaced the "in-tank" fuel filter?  If not this could 
>> be your problem.  The same thing you described happened to me years 
>> ago.  It drove me crazy until I had the tank opened. The in-tank 
>> filter was chocked full of "stuff".  I pulled it, sealed the tank, 
>> added an in-line filter and never had the problem again.
>> tom
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