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Cally4x4
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Fuel tap leaking

Post by Cally4x4 on Sun 22 Oct 2017, 7:30 pm

Hi all I wonder can anyone tell me what the small nipple on the fuel tap is for found when the bike is sitting it’s leaking fuel from this small nipple Sad
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Re: Fuel tap leaking

Post by Jameshambleton on Sun 22 Oct 2017, 7:31 pm

It's the vacuum hose from the inlet manifold?
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Re: Fuel tap leaking

Post by Cally4x4 on Sun 22 Oct 2017, 7:54 pm

@Jameshambleton wrote:It's the vacuum hose from the inlet manifold?

Sorry not that one the much smaller one it’s only a few mm in size I’ve got the fuel pipe and vacuum pipes connected this other one doesn’t seem big enough to connect anything to
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Re: Fuel tap leaking

Post by Cally4x4 on Sun 22 Oct 2017, 8:17 pm

Also while I’m talking about the fuel tap does anyone know the size of the copper pipe that runs into the tank mine is pitted with small holes
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Re: Fuel tap leaking

Post by geoffnorfolk on Tue 24 Oct 2017, 7:58 pm

I had a similar problem with the "copper pipe" on my fuel tap...................  used a soldering iron and ran a thin film of solder over it to seal all the holes.  I'd guess you could probably use epoxy resin if you haven't a soldering iron.

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