<VV> Gas gage on "65 Corsa

Frank DuVal corvairduval at cox.net
Tue Jan 26 20:46:59 EST 2016


Fits most brass float Fords. Also known to fit Studebakers. I bought 
mine from:


Like Matt says, if you remove the wire from the sender, and the gauge 
goes to past full, everything is working in the car, just not the 
sending unit. I would pull the unit, have a new o-ring (gasket) at the 
ready, and see if rust is the enemy or just a hole in the float.

Frank DuVal

On 1/25/2016 9:20 PM, jim bannister via VirtualVairs wrote:
> The float has most likely sunk.  A fairly common occurrence in a fifty year
> old car.  Go to your friendly Ford dealer and get a Mustang float.  Fits
> exactly.
> Jim w/new float
> -----Original Message-----
> From: VirtualVairs [mailto:virtualvairs-bounces at corvair.org] On Behalf Of
> Neil Gambow via VirtualVairs
> Sent: Monday, January 25, 2016 5:55 PM
> To: virtualvairs at corvair.org
> Subject: <VV> Gas gage on "65 Corsa
> The gas gage reads nearly empty even with a full tank.  Would like a bit of
> information to troubleshoot the system to see if the gage is broken or is
> there another problem.

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