[Healeys] Gas cap parts now in tank

Michael Salter michaelsalter at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 06:05:32 MST 2019

I may be mistaken Michael but I  think they are made of brass.


On Mon, Nov 4, 2019, 7:33 AM Michael Oritt, <michael.oritt at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yesterday when I removed the gas cap preparatory to filling the tank the
> cap came apart and both the spring and inner pressure plate fell into the
> tank.
> Since the tank is steel I am doubtful that I would be successful in
> extricating the parts by fishing about with a long magnetic wand down the
> filler neck.
> Before removing the tank from the car and shaking it to get the parts out
> I thought I would ask for opinions on whether this is necessary.
> Given that the two pieces are made of steel what is the worst that could
> happen?
> Best--Michael Oritt
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