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by Peter Douglas W
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: filler hose

As I filled up I had the boot open and the back bording removed. I stuck my head in the boot and had a good sniff. There was absolutely no smell of petrol. I have a bayonnette locking cap (I think it is French god knows why) . I have never noticed a vacuum in the tank when undoing the cap. I know th...
by Peter Douglas W
Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: filler hose

Charles
I can only think that the vent pipe was slightly blocked with this moth or whatever cocoon.
by Peter Douglas W
Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: filler hose

I have taken the advice and done the following. Inspected all joints, everyone is like new. Pushed a piece if wire down the vent pipe, It went through from top to bottom. The only thing was the was some fluff on the end of the wire which looked like an insect cocoon. I then went and filled up and ch...
by Peter Douglas W
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: filler hose

Going back to the first question. The reasoning is:- I never start jobs without knowing I can get all the parts, should they be needed. I learnt that when I was young and had my one and only lovely car off the road for a very long time. I thought that if the filler pipe was old and leaky it would ex...
by Peter Douglas W
Thu Nov 15, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: filler hose

It did not occur to me that the sender was on the side. I am so used to having seen the TR6 on top, in an impoossible position. I just did not think about it. I must get access to the tank and have a good look. As the car is all original I have a tendency not to touch anything. I stripped my MK1 dow...
by Peter Douglas W
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: filler hose

This sounds like work. I have just done exactly the same on the TR6. Sender gasket had gone, tank out etc:-(
by Peter Douglas W
Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: filler hose

No :(
by Peter Douglas W
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

Re: filler hose

I have a original one in the car. The car is smelling of petrol everytime I fill it up but when the level sinks the smell goes away. This is why I thought iof taking the tank out and having it done up and putiing new pipes on.
by Peter Douglas W
Sun Nov 11, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: filler hose
Replies: 15
Views: 415

filler hose

Does anybody have a solution for a leaky filler hose. Pt Number 143383
I just wonder of one can mod an SDI or Stag or,or?
I have not found a supllier.
by Peter Douglas W
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Cylinder head/head gasket?
Replies: 2
Views: 381

Re: Cylinder head/head gasket?

On my TR I have had a 60 thou rebore. I do not have any oil from the gasket but the plugs seem to have oil leaking. I will try annd find out from my mechanic if he used a special gasket. No promises.