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Having problem with weeping out fuel out of the new fuel pickup mounted in a new tank from danchuck. I think its weeping from the screw holes and fastener threads that mount the pick up onto the tank. I have an original set of screws that have the copper washer on them. The screws used were phillips head that came with the tank. anybody else had this.
 

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OS....What gasket are you using? If its the standard rubber one that all repo senders have, throw it away and get a rubberized cork one from Greg Coleman at CT.
 

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Do the new screws have the copper washers? The copper washers seal the screws. Put the old washers on, if you don't have new ones.
 

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Yes I have the rubber gasket but it looks pretty clear it comes fom the top side on the screws. I have new screw copper washers I'll install now and and hope it seals up. Thanks
 

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Yes I have the rubber gasket but it looks pretty clear it comes fom the top side on the screws. I have new screw copper washers I'll install now and and hope it seals up. Thanks
Do yourself a favor and get a cork gasket or you Will only have problems now and in the future.
 

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The rubber gasket worked great on mine..........as long as i never had more than a couple of gallons in it. The first time i added about 6 gals to the tank it went to leaking. Bought a roll of cork gasket at the parts house and made me a cork gasket, problem solved.
Terry
 

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you must do this as stated...

Do the new screws have the copper washers? The copper washers seal the screws. Put the old washers on, if you don't have new ones.
this will set you free and happy..
its an outrage thay do not include or tell us to do this,,,, i feel like swaring at the.. screw them !
 

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If you cant find the copper washers get some electrical ring terminal ends and just clip off the wire crimp part and then you have your washers. Also paint the washers on both sides with a thin layer of liquid permatex, form-a gasket or high tack or gascacinch sealer.

Regards, Robert
 

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Cork gaskets will snug up - and then when wet, the cork will expand filling in any small imperfections in the surfaces.

Rubber gaskets will snug up and when wet will distort (fuel against the rubber will act as a lubricant) - emphasizing any imperfections!

I pick cork!
 
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