In message <firstname.lastname@example.org>
rads <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Jul 2005 12:47:12 +0000 (UTC), beamendsltd
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >In message <email@example.com>
> > rads <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Buggritt!
> >> Fuel tank leaking, looks to be coming from beneath the lower second
> >> skin (skid plate) so almost impossible to bodge.
> >> I may be able to scrounge a tank from a later (L reg) 3.9, but suspect
> >> the tanks are not identical (parts lists mention single vent or multi
> >> vent).
> >> Anyone have any idea whether I can fit a later tank into an early 3.5
> >> efi.
> >> Failing that, anyone got a cheap tank knocking about anywhere?
> >> TIA
> >> David
> >> 1986 efi Classic RR
> >Efi's (up to HA464554 when the plastic tank came in) are all
> >multi-vent ESR2000.
> I know this should be the case, but just spent a few minutes under
> mine, and if the vents are all supposed to be in roughly the same area
> of the tank as advised, I really can only see one (located
> approximately above and forward of the main tank filler inlet).
> Mine does seem quite an early efi. It still has the vertical grill,
> for example, and has caught parts guys out before...
Sounds like someone's been playing..... ;-)
> If I do end up finding a cheap multi-vent tank (assuming mine really
> is single vent), can I just block up the extra vents?
I can't see why not if done properly.
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