18-07 Fuel Sender Final Fitting

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When fitting the fuel senders Vans suggests you leave a 1/32″ bed of sealant under the sender flange to allow a knife access should it ever need to be removed in the future. I couldn’t work out to judge this, so I decided to put a 1/32″ washer on each bolt under the flange.

I hope this will also help a good electrical contact between the flange and the rib.

Yet more masking to keep the angry Proseal at bay!


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The only thing preventing fuel seeping up the bolt threads is sealant around the heads. So I made sure they were well covered, but left the hex holes on the tops free.

 

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Electrical Continuity

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Electrical contact seemed very good after nipping up the bolts. I checked the resistance at the float end positions, with readings consistent with the sender specifications, so hopefully all will be fine.

 

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