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ctjahn
11-18-2012, 07:50 AM
My fuel tank is leaking pretty bad. I have narrowed it down to the PO installation of the sending unit (Missing screws). Easily fixed by not filling it to the gills but... I dont like it and the boat reaks like fuel when full or approaching full. Also has a vent built into the sender?? about 1/64 hole at the top?

I am thinking about just replacing the whole deal with a new tank and sender (sender doesnt work; only registers 1/2 to empty). Because I have already replaced the line, pump, filter, and the carb is being rebuilt... Why not go the distance?

Do it? If so where to buy? What part numbers? Eastern Marine? (The fill is on the drivers side or drivers right) Or just slap some screws in and call it a day (which I anticipate stripped because they are missing?)? I want to pull it anyways to check the hose connections to the exhaust, clean up the wiring, and clean the tank out if I re-use it....

The tank (aluminum) integrity appears ok but I am one to do over the top maint so I can enjoy the summer....

Cj

waterlogged882
11-18-2012, 08:17 AM
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ctjahn
11-18-2012, 09:57 AM
I searched but didnt find it...

Can someone post the link?

I assume it is OEM. Aluminum...

cj

waterlogged882
11-18-2012, 01:39 PM
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ctjahn
11-18-2012, 01:48 PM
There should be a resemblance of a sticker on the fuel cell. It was required by law to be there, but 1978 was a long time ago. Typically the OEM supplier in those days was (and may still be for all I know) Moeller.

http://www.mastercraft.com/teamtalk/showpost.php?p=883349&postcount=9

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Awesome. Thx. I will check it out (Moeller).

No OEM sticker.

Cj

ctjahn
11-19-2012, 07:45 PM
I thought about it over the weekend....


I am going to clean the tank out (friend has an ultrasonic cleaner - BIG).

Is this the right sender? Or do I use the cheap one?

http://www.skidim.com/prodinfo.asp?number=WEMSSS-9

waterlogged882
11-19-2012, 08:53 PM
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