<VV> Fuel tank sender wrench
kirbyasmith at gwi.net
Fri Oct 21 15:44:13 EDT 2005
Audis, which have their fuel tank access in the trunk, also 'require' a
specialized ring wrench if one wants to open it the official way.
Otherwise, don't use a screwdriver, use a brass rod. A screwdriver
could spark with predictable results.
> Visited two different major FLAPS. Neither had ever heard of a gas tank
> ring wrench much less a Corvair sized one (one suggested a hammer and
> screwdriver which was a little like teaching grandma to suck eggs.
> Bottom line: I was able to get all but the last 1/4" where the ring
> locks using conventional means but to get the last would need to drop
> the tank. Unless someone has a better idea will just have to spend the
> $25 for a Clark's wrench since am uncomfortable about leaving the ring
> unlocked though is probably secure.
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