[ROVERNET - UK] Safely reparing sunken carb floats 2000TC
nathanobuch at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 10 13:43:05 BST 2007
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> The welding method for petroleum containers is purge
> them sith dry steam for
> 24 hours beforehand.
> My approach would be:
> Dump them in water with a detergent for 4 hours,
> then plain water for another
> 4. That should force it out.
> > Greetings, rovernetters:
> > My p6 2000 TC with HS6 carbs has been suffering
> > overflowing float chambers. I replaced the needle
> > valves (BTW, the MG MGC ones seem like a perfect
> > match) and then discovered that both of my brass
> > floats have sunk! They have small fatigue cracks
> > the sides. No idea how that happened unless I
> > man-handled them last time I had the carbs apart?
> > Anyway, I was thinking of letting the gasoline
> > evaporate out of the floats, then soldering the
> > up, but I am hesitant to do so for safety
> > i.e. soldering where there might be gasoline
> > Any tips? I seem to recall someone mentioning
> > this before...
> > Thanks in advance,
> > NAthan
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