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Old 22-12-2010, 14:37   #16
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Originally Posted by Tranquillity View Post
. . . . I now have developed some dexterity at purging air . . .
Great update, Tony. I chuckled over your increasing skills with bleeding the air out of the system. Nothing like doing something a zillion times over to acquire skill. Oh, if only these problems could be fixed the first time . . . or even the first couple of times.

Re annealing the copper washers, I have also done some reading on it and will give it a go.

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Old 22-12-2010, 14:44   #17
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Its dangerous to use Teflon tape on fuel fittings as well. Proper fuel fittings should seal without the use of Teflon tape or any other sealing compound. I would strongly suggest you use proper fuel fittings and lines. Of course if you do, you wont have any more air in the line troubleshooting fun...

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Old 22-12-2010, 15:37   #18
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Leaks on mine seemed to stopped after I fitted a on/off tap in the fuel supply & keep it off when the boat is not in use.

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