Re: Re: talk about fuel panic...
On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 12:18:50 +0100, Tom Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 12:04:01 +0100, Austin Shackles
>>filled the landy up and noticed petrol leaking out!
>>turned out to be the cork gasket at the top of the tank where the pipe goes
>>in - smeared some red hermetite type stuff on it and refitted, it might be
>>OK now. Will need to keep an eye on it.
>Mine does that too (cept it spills diesel not petrol). I dont think
>that the pumps at the garage cut off until the fuel gets to somewhere
>in the filler pipe - by which time its past the level of the top of
>When i fill the landy all the way up I always make sure that i do it
>when i'm a good distance from home so that the drive home gets the
>level of the fuel down slightly!
I used to lift the seat up on my series when i filled it up, so i
could see when the fuel started to leak from the sender gasket and