Saturday, 10 September 2016

Fuel Cap

Back in an earlier post I commented that the fuel tank cap was not a proper Ariel one:



Fortunately I had an old one lying around which I had dismantled by drilling out the siezed centre screw. The female thread in the cam plate was just about usable:


All I needed was a new seal, cut from a sheet of neoprene and a new centre screw which I bought from Drags


I made a new 'stiff nut' using a 5/16" BSW nut, a hacksaw and a hammer:


All together and in place. Looks the part, though the centre screw is too domed:



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