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Tried cork , rubber and neoprene
Flattenned the surface where gasket mates to tank
Used permatex on screws and on gasket
Used copper washers and did not over tighten screws
All have failed
Any suggestions ?
Thanks in advance
Ontario55
 

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Tried cork , rubber and neoprene
Flattenned the surface where gasket mates to tank
Used permatex on screws and on gasket
Used copper washers and did not over tighten screws
All have failed
Any suggestions ?
Thanks in advance
Ontario55
Is it leaking? If so are you sure it's coming from around the gasket. I had a simuliar problem but found out I had a pin hole break right at the base of the pipe coming out from the sending unit. When I was putting the line to the front on I pulled on the pipe to tighten it and caused a leak by breaking the lead loose around the area going into the tank. I also have used superglue on the gasket and line up all of the holes, they have to be perfectly lined up with the holes on the unit. I do this before going under the car with the sending unit. Hope this helps.:anim_25:
 

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I had the same problem and I also found that it was leaking around the tube coming out of the sender.
 

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I got my gasket from this guy. They are the real deal. NO leaks or problems period.

This is the best gasket for your 1936 to 60s cars and trucks that use the 2 1/2" gasket with the 5 mounting holes.
Just send me a check for $6.00 (covers shipping), to:
Greg Coleman
PO Box 75
Milledgeville, IL. 61051

good lick,
Jeffrey
 

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Only thing I might add is that you are supposed to tighten the scres like you do lug nuts....I.E. a star pattern.
 
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