[TR] TR6 Fuel Pump Rebuild

Lee Daniels lee at automate-it.com
Mon Jan 1 17:50:37 MST 2018

That gasket is a pretty low-tech item, you could probably use anything that's
close. I think it's essentially a fiber washer, right? A modern o-ring (Viton)
might work.

For an amazing up-close view of the whole fuel-pump rebuild, check out this
page from Paul Rego: http://www.74tr6.com/fuelpump2011.htm


On Mon, January 1, 2018 13:08, Ron Olds wrote:
> As part of my ongoing complete brake rebuilding process I found that the fuel
> pump (original style) is leaking so I am rebuilding it also. When putting the
> pump back together I found that the gasket for the bolt that holds the top
> cover on is too small for the bolt.  I tried to get it on the bolt but ruined
> it in the process.  It appears that this item is not available separately.
> Does anyone have a suggestion of what I can use in place of this washer to
> seal around this bolt?  Also, should any type of sealer be used between the
> two pump halves and the diaphragm assembly?
> Thanks for the help.
> Ron Olds
> 72 TR6
> 50 MGTD

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