[TR] Gas in fuel tank float

Paul Tegler ptegler at verizon.net
Thu Aug 29 19:58:14 MDT 2019

you can still buy those floats new.... several cars.. spit/MG/Jags.... 
actually I believe it's JAG that supplies a brass version....or is that 
the Mustang??


On 8/29/2019 8:59 PM, Randall wrote:
> If you immerse it in a pan of hot water, the leak should show as a 
> stream of bubbles. Continuing to gently heat it should eventually 
> drive off the liquid fuel. Let it cool (and suck air) before trying to 
> seal the leak.
> I don't have my notes handy, but ISTR someone saying there is a Ford 
> part that will work. Older car, might possibly have been a Mustang II 
> (but probably not).
> -- Randall
> On 29 August 2019 17:44:59 GMT-05:00, Brian Kemp <bk13 at earthlink.net> 
> wrote:
>     Is there a way to get gas out of a fuel tank float??? Picture should be
>     attached.?? I can't see any cracks.?? I tried to squeeze for float, but it
>     is firm.?? Car is a 1973 GT6 Mk III.
>     Took a look because the car will run out of gas while the gauge still
>     shows 1/4 tank.?? I would have expected the fuel gauge to behave the
>     opposite with gas in the float, so maybe I have several things going on.
>     Thanks,
>     Brian
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Paul Tegler
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