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gero1
09-07-2010, 07:43 AM
the sending unit for the gauge on top of the tank keeps leaking after 4-5 mo. been fighting this problem for 2 yrs. permatx makes a new sealer for gas, should i try it? we have a co here in nashville that makes all the tanks for triton boats and they use permatex 80111....no i wasn't drunk when i put it togather

MDonziM
09-07-2010, 08:03 AM
A couple months ago I bought brand new Holly 830 mech secondary carbs and the first time I unscrewed one of the squirters, the casting thread stripped when I put it back in. Ugh! I put in a drop of the red permetex and gently tightened it and it worked. So I would give it a try if you are talking about the mounting screw threads and not the rubber seal around the sender.

Tidbart
09-07-2010, 08:08 AM
The number 2 should work. I use High Tack 80062 or 80063. What kind of gasket material are you using?

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MOP
09-07-2010, 05:31 PM
Gasoila is about the only product that will continually resist gasoline leakage, they make several products for specialized sealing. It should be kept on hand for stuff like this.

http://www.google.com/search?q=gasoila&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

Ghost
09-07-2010, 07:38 PM
Gasoila is about the only product that will continually resist gasoline leakage, they make several products for specialized sealing. It should be kept on hand for stuff like this.

http://www.google.com/search?q=gasoila&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

Ditto that--I've had nothing but good luck with Gasoila so far.

gero1
09-07-2010, 10:30 PM
thanks to all,will get some gas o lay

gero1
09-07-2010, 10:42 PM
would you go with the e-seal or jc30? don't want to use the hard set as it states it's permanent or do i ?

Tidbart
09-08-2010, 08:07 AM
would you go with the e-seal or jc30? don't want to use the hard set as it states it's permanent or do i ?

Don't use anything permanent. Use the E-Seal.

farmer tx
09-08-2010, 11:54 PM
Bob, I'm trying to talk him in to getting one of your senders. That way he makes only one trip under the dash, and won't need to be towed at AOTH anymore. Garden hoses in and around Jamestown will be safe.:yes:

gero1
09-09-2010, 10:18 PM
well i sent the money off tonight, this is the last thing i need to fix before i trade it to a tank.......................