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PaulyD

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Re: Fuel pump maintenance
« Reply #15 on: Oct 29, 2020, 05:29:38 pm »
I spoke to several manufacturers for a sealant fix.  JB Weld was the only one so far that said it will work submersed in gas and hold the pressure
I tried Chem-Seal too but they were not confident.

https://www.grainger.com/product/J-B-WELD-2-oz-Epoxy-Putty-with-Temp-2UV86?searchQuery=2UV86&searchBar=true


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    Re: Fuel pump maintenance
    « Reply #16 on: Oct 29, 2020, 05:36:22 pm »
    I spoke to several manufacturers for a sealant fix.  JB Weld was the only one so far that said it will work submersed in gas and hold the pressure
    I tried Chem-Seal too but they were not confident.

    https://www.grainger.com/product/J-B-WELD-2-oz-Epoxy-Putty-with-Temp-2UV86?searchQuery=2UV86&searchBar=true
    it well work for a while but I would not take the chance on the epoxy breaking down and possibly getting into the fuel system  then you really have problems
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    Re: Fuel pump maintenance
    « Reply #17 on: Oct 29, 2020, 05:53:29 pm »
    Have you repaired your Fuel Pump?

    How will it get into the fuel system with the fuel filter on the bottom?

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      Re: Fuel pump maintenance
      « Reply #18 on: Oct 29, 2020, 06:17:26 pm »
      Ok after rethinking this, I'm going to do the plastic welding technique: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIMl9vtRqPg

      Someone else did as well though it seems to element the concern of the degradation of the plastic tube sealants.

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      Re: Fuel pump maintenance
      « Reply #19 on: Oct 30, 2020, 08:18:07 pm »
      I have always wondered if FiberFix would work to repair a cracked pump housing.  When I called them a few years ago they said they hadnít tested their products resistance to gasoline. 

      Has anyone tried this?

      I am almost tempted to spend the $20 or so just to get some and immerse it in ethanol fuel for 6 months or so to see how it holds up.