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WD Gas Tank Cap w / Float?

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Bones Magoo

05-09-2003 06:08:51




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Anyone know if the WD's originally came with a gas cap that had a float mechanism to indicate fuel level? Mine has one, and Dad says it was on it when he purchased it in the early 70's.

Mine is missing the glass tube that the indicator rises up and down in. It all still works fine, but without the glass tube, the rod for the indicator acts like a wick for rainwater into the gas tank. I'm constantly having to empty the sediment bowl.

Anybody know where I can get a replacement glass tube? It sits in a rubber grommet on top of the gas cap and looks to need to be about 1 inch in diameter (I.D), and about 2 1/4 inches high (when the float is all the way up, ie. full, the indicator is about 2 1/8 inches above the rubber grommet in the cap. Also, there looks to be 3 screw holes in the cap, around the rubber grommet, perhaps to secure the glass tube to the gas cap?

I see replacement gas caps on ebay, but they are just solid plain caps. Even though the chrome on mine is badly rusted, I'd like to repair it or replace it with like kind. I've gotten used to being able to see how much gas I have in the tank at just a glance.

Any information, suggestions, etc any of you may offer would be much appreciated. Thanks!

Good Day!

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Charlie (IA)

05-12-2003 19:57:33




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 Re: WD Gas Tank Cap w / Float? in reply to Bones Magoo, 05-09-2003 06:08:51  
It may not be original, but it's a great idea.. (must be, 'cause I thought of doing it myself, once) If you are looking for glass tube... check an industrial supply place for sight glasses that go on the sides of tanks... or a scientific supply house like LAB Safety, Aldrich, or Fischer... they probably have web sites, too. Try google with those names, or just "sight glass tube" you'll probably get a gazillion hits...

HTH Charlie

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JMS/MN

05-11-2003 21:29:50




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 Re: WD Gas Tank Cap w / Float? in reply to Bones Magoo, 05-09-2003 06:08:51  
WD tractors, nor any other AC, ever came with that as original equipment. Had to be an after-market item.



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