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  • Gas Tank Valve & Pencil Strainer

    I purchased a new valve and strainer. The strainer does not fit tightly in the hole in the valve. If I remove the valve stem so as to not melt the o-ring, can I just use a propane torch to add a bit of solder?

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    You don't need to heat the valve or take it apart. Tin the pencil filter with solder, then shove it in while it is still melted. Very little is needed. Be gentle with the screen, they bend easily
    3~ Tudor's & 1~ Coupe
    Henry Ford said,
    "It's all nuts and bolts"
    "Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible."

    Mitch's Auto Service ctr


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