Leaking fuel - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
ยป Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

Australian Falcons Discuss the australian born and bred models here. Includes the 80's 90's and present day Falcons offered by Ford Oz.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-24-2004, 01:57   #1 (permalink)
XBGT CLONER
 
spoonta66's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Melbourne
Age: 38
Posts: 176
Leaking fuel

has anyone come up with a good way to stop fuel leaking from xa-b-c's when turning a tight corner? I hate losing a litre or 2 after i fill up if i forget to go super slow around the corners.
__________________
I hate people who take drugs. Customs men for example!
spoonta66 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-24-2004, 02:06   #2 (permalink)
Registered User
 
EB2Ghia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Canberra
Posts: 695
Re: Leaking fuel

i have the same problem ... i just never fully fill up unless i'm going on a trip.
__________________
EB2GHIA Long Gone


1973 XB Coupe Fairmont 302, koni shocks, lovell super low fronts, extra leaf and reset leaf spings, dual exhaust, advance headers. Resprayed Vivid Blue Pearl. 17x8 & 17x10 inch FR Simmons.
EB2Ghia is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2004, 02:11   #3 (permalink)
Registered User
 
dodge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: brisvages where else
Age: 42
Posts: 995
Re: Leaking fuel

make a gasket out of neopreane(spelling) or find a large O ring to put on the cap. my mustang has the filler at the back so everytime i took off i left a trail of gas on the road, toranas are also bad for this and cooper s tanks do the same. there is also a other idea i just had come to mind,, get a pool noodle and cut of 3 " of it and stuff in filler neck so fuel doesnt splash out, im going to test for meltage in the morning and if it works i will patend the idea.
__________________
dodge is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2004, 02:13   #4 (permalink)
XBGT CLONER
 
spoonta66's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Melbourne
Age: 38
Posts: 176
Re: Leaking fuel

will you sue if i just use a pool noodle as well? lol, otherwise can i just have whats left of yours?
__________________
I hate people who take drugs. Customs men for example!
spoonta66 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2004, 02:29   #5 (permalink)
Registered User
 
dodge's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: brisvages where else
Age: 42
Posts: 995
Re: Leaking fuel

hands of my noodle, maybe it will just turn to a sticky mess, i will see in the morning if fuel affects the noodle.
__________________
dodge is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2004, 10:02   #6 (permalink)
Proud Ford Owner
 
Mike Gayner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: New Zealand
Posts: 799
Re: Leaking fuel

Haha, the pool noodle idea sounds like an awesome way to clog up your fuel lines Would be cool if it worked, but I imagine it will just melt the noodle.
Mike Gayner is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Company fuel card - the new must have package essential... JR The Pub 48 10-01-2004 18:15
Us:new Jaguar Xj Long Wheelbase Models Deliver Best-in-class Fuel Economy Stacy94PGT Jaguar 0 08-10-2004 06:03
US:Ford begins producing fuel cell fleet in Detroit Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 08-10-2004 05:19
TSB 11/04 - AU 250kw Fuel Starvation russellw General Tech 0 04-23-2004 22:24
Feds raise fuel efficiency rules for light trucks Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 04-02-2003 00:11

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:34.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.