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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-19-2014, 08:47 AM
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Just fixed the same problem of the float absorbing gas and sinking. I used a replacement float that was for a Ford Model A. I cut off the retaining nut, put on the new float, and bent the rod a little at the end so it wouldn't slide off.

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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 07-19-2014, 10:15 AM
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That would work well too. as I said earlier, there isn't going to be any stress against this rod holding the float on.
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