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Old 06-25-2018, 07:54 AM
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I just re-edited my original post with the following addition:

Edit 6/25/2018 - After a year in service I had a VERY difficult time removing the glascolator bowl for my condition inspection. So hard that I was going to go back to the standard Andair o-ring, but when I installed one it was so loose that it reminded me why I started this investigation to begin with. I ended up re-installing a 2.5mm X 36mm o-ring and used fuel lube to lubricate it. I will report back next year. I would not recommend installing this o-ring without lubricant and I can't say for sure if lubricant will fix the removal issue.
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Old 06-25-2018, 12:01 PM
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My fuel system is such that when the fuel selector is in the off position, the gascolator cover is basically locked on by vacuum. After finally figuring this out the gascolator cover is easy to remove. I use the original 2 by 39mm oring.

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