<VV> Fuel sender

Harry Yarnell hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
Wed Dec 19 14:05:20 EST 2007

The late model fuel sender is 90 ohms. Full is 0 ohms (or there about) and 
empty is 90 (or is it the other way around?)
Earlies are 45 ohms.
Make SURE your tank sender ground and dash tab are grounded.

harry yarnell
perryman garage and orphanage
hyarnell1 at earthlink.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris C" <ricorvair at cox.net>
To: "VirtualVairs AA" <VirtualVairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2007 1:08 PM
Subject: <VV> Fuel sender

> Since the 65's tank was out I figured it was a good time to figure out why 
> the gauge reads funny.
> When full it reads way over at about 1/2 it drops to half, then steadily 
> down until empty.
> Attached my meter to it, set to 2K
> Fairly steady readings from .008 to .199ish
> Is this normal?
> Anybody use a product called Rust Destroyer. Below is an email from the 
> company.
> Want to paint behind the tank and the suspension items I have taken off.
> Normally I use POR-15 but where it is I know I will end up wearing the 
> por-15 which lasts longer than most tattoos.
> Gloves, Please see MSDS on line for further information
> http://www.rust007.com/destroyermsds.htm
>    -- Original Message -----
>    *From:* Chris Czepyha <mailto:zepyha at domeind.com>
>    *To:* sales at rust007.com <mailto:sales at rust007.com>
>    *Sent:* Monday, December 17, 2007 9:30 AM
>    *Subject:* Re: For automotive use
>    Precautions for skin protection? I will brush it on due to the
>    confines I am spraying in.
>    Por-15 is nice, but if you get it on you it is on you until time
>    fades it off.
>        ----- Original Message -----
>        *From:* sales at rust007.com <mailto:sales at rust007.com>
>        *To:* Chris Czepyha <mailto:zepyha at domeind.com>
>        *Sent:* Saturday, December 15, 2007 8:41 PM
>        *Subject:* Re: For automotive use
>        Hi Chris.
>        I think that RUST KNOCK OUT will be better for your appliaction,
>        since it is water based and cures oevrnight. It can be used on
>        other mecahnical parts as well.
>        You may need to order that on the inetrnet at our webiste. Below
>        is the basic application instructions. Please note we will be
>        clsoed for vacation from 12/20/07 to January 7th, 2008.
>        Thanks
>        Tom
>        Basic application instructions.
>        Brush, Roller, and Spray can apply both products. Our
>        specification calls for a
>        3-mil dry film thickness. Since the solids by volume are 41% the
>        WET paint to be applied is 7.5 mil. (1mil equals .0254MM).
>        Please note if you do not get that thickness, the products will
>        NOT work properly. To be sure that you have the proper thickness
>        use a micrometer to measure mil thickness.
>        Spraying Instructions:
>        The following information was obtained form the industrial
>        technical service group is for spraying RUST DESTROYER ^® , RUST
>        KNOCK OUT ^®
>        Equipment, airless spray with a 17 tip opening =. 017 in USA
>        measurements, which equals. 432 MM. Using airless sprays at
>        2,500 to 3,000 PSI will atomize the products evenly.
>        .
>        For portability and easy use the equipment recommended is GRACO
>        Ultramax ST 495 This is a portable unit for 1 and 5 gallon
>        containers. But it MUST BE tested first. All you need is to be
>        bale to plug into en electrical out let.
>        This is the cheapest of the line. Cost approximately $ 2,073.00
>        Than you can look at the ultramax ST 695, for $ 2,958.00 or
>        ultramax ST 795. For $ 3967.00 the all do the same thing. The
>        higher the model the bigger the machine and it is heavier duty
>        so it should last longer.
>        Also keep in mind that you loose coverage per gallon because of
>        spraying. It is because you have wind, and “bounce off” the
>        surface. Some surfaces absorb more than others.
>        For further details on spray equipment and application please go
>        to the link below for the manufacturer’s web site. If you are
>        thinking of purchasing equipment,
>        I am sure they will be happy to provide you with all information
>        and a demo.
>        www.graco.com <http://www.graco.com/> 1/877-844-7226
>        ^
>            ----- Original Message -----
>            *From:* Chris Czepyha <mailto:zepyha at domeind.com>
>            *To:* sales at rust007.com <mailto:sales at rust007.com>
>            *Sent:* Wednesday, December 12, 2007 12:10 PM
>            *Subject:* For automotive use
>            I have a 65 corvair. I have removed the gas tank. Normally I
>            brush on POR15, but once you get por15 on you only time will
>            remove it. Since I have to be on my back under the car I was
>            looking for something that is:
>            as effective
>            easier and safer to use.
>            Hopefully that can be sprayed with a home spray gun and a
>            good mask.
>            Can it be used on other mechanical parts (cross members,
>            suspension parts, etc).
>            Can I use it to paint the tank? Do you have anything I can
>            use as an anti-rust on the inside of the tank.
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