Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 13 of 13

Thread: Gas Cap Gaskets

  1. #11
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Sarasota, Florida


    The cork gaskets are .125" thick. As Tom said, the cork gasket is a composite and I don't know if they would hold up to modern fuel.
    Eric Smith
    AMCA #886

  2. #12
    Join Date
    Jun 2001
    Central Illinois, USA


    I checked my fossils, Folks,...

    And it only raised more questions.
    (Veggie-tanned ain't like chemical 'chrome-tan, etc.)

    As always with P4gas, we are back to the bare drawing board for design and materials.

    Longevity is the b*...

    Last edited by T. Cotten; 09-08-2019 at 06:36 PM.
    AMCA #776
    Dumpster Diver's Motto: Seek,... and Ye Shall Find!

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Oct 2002


    Quote Originally Posted by BigLakeBob View Post
    Len, How thick are the leather ones? Does the smooth or rough side of the leather go against the tank?
    I'll measure them but they are oem. I always put them smooth side to the the tank and oil them occasionally. They do wear out and after fifteen years thinking of replacing them as they leaked for the first time on a run last month. But then I forgot to turn my petcocks off but they have never done that before. I'll send you a oem set if you would like.
    AMCA #765

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts