[Healeys] Healeys Digest, Vol 12, Issue 146

Deejay2650 deejay2650 at gmail.com
Sat May 11 15:31:35 MDT 2019

G'day Mike, I would trust the length of the Kilmartin straps to be
correct.They are very meticulous about such things...I suspect that Pancho
may have made a mistake in his dimensions. In this case, the Moss option
may have proven cheaper!
'67 BJ8.. Wagga Wagga


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>    1. Aluminum Fuel Tank (Michael MacLean)
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> Date: Sat, 11 May 2019 05:15:26 +0000 (UTC)
> Subject: [Healeys] Aluminum Fuel Tank
> I am trying to fit the fuel tank into my BN2.  The tank was made by an
> Ebay seller called Angelheartpancho.  He is actually local to the San Diego
> area, so I had him make me a 100-4 gas tank in aluminum for a fraction of
> the one Moss sells..  I recently obtained two tank retaining straps from
> Kilmartin in Australia.  I don't know if the straps are too short or the
> tank is too big. I have tried bending them to shape, but one side just
> won't go into the hole at the rear.  Too short!  Can someone give me the
> measurements of their 100-4 gas tank?  I'd like to compare.  Also, I was
> given an original gas cap in pretty good shape.  I would love to use it
> except for the fact the gasket inside is in pretty bad shape.  I can
> already smell the gas fumes in the future.  None of the usual suspects have
> replacement gasket seals.  Has anyone made one before?  What material did
> you use?
> Mike MacLean
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