Home > VansAirForceForums

- Donate yearly (please).
- Advertise in here!

- Today's Posts | Insert Pics

Old 06-25-2018, 07:54 AM
pa38112 pa38112 is offline
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Clarksboro, NJ
Posts: 563

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.
2004 RV6A Flying
Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-2018, 12:01 PM
simpkinsona simpkinsona is offline
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Vacaville, CA
Posts: 129
Default Vacuum?

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.

Andy Simpkinson
RV-9a Subaru engine.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
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

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:10 AM.

The VAFForums come to you courtesy Delta Romeo, LLC. By viewing and participating in them you agree to build your plane using standardized methods and practices and to fly it safely and in accordance with the laws governing the country you are located in.