<VV> Sending unit float on backwards

Ruth Dorogi dfamily at cecomet.net
Sat Oct 22 08:54:58 EDT 2005

Well,  I think I put the float on backwards on two corvairs.  At least maybe
that is why I hear the float banging on the tanks when they are full .  Or
what other stupid thing did I do?  Dennis Dorogi
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Padgett" <pp2 at 6007.us>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Friday, October 21, 2005 8:45 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Fuel tank sender wrench

> Well, through the use of a plastic hammer, two screwdrivers, three drifts,
> and a medium crowbar I was able to turn the locking ring the last 1/4".
> ear is now a bit distressed (but does not affect locking) so will have
> another ring on hand if I ever need to remove the sender again (hope not,
> plastic float should be forever). Lessee $3 ring vs $25 wrench used every
> decade or so. That's tough (besides if there is a next time I'll probably
> drop the tank).
> BTW there is no good diagram of the sender in the manual and the sender on
> page 69 in Clark's is shown upside down. Do not know if it would matter
> almost put float on facing the rong way.
> Padgett
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