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Stiff fuel tap

#1 PostAuthor: PAULJAC47 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:28 pm

Any advice on stiff fuel tap? is nos and works fine but i reckon this crappy fuel plus hot weather is causing stiff operation,any lubes out there that work?Ta Paul J
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Re: Stiff fuel tap

#2 PostAuthor: wilsonsjw11 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:44 pm

I always use red rubber grease on my black taps for my Z1
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Re: Stiff fuel tap

#3 PostAuthor: PAULJAC47 » Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:00 pm

Was considering that Steve,is it petrol resistant?
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Re: Stiff fuel tap

#4 PostAuthor: wilsonsjw11 » Tue Jun 26, 2018 6:06 pm

Paul,
I clean and reapply each year and the tap remains free and doesn't leak.
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Re: Stiff fuel tap

#5 PostAuthor: Charlie » Wed Jun 27, 2018 9:28 am

I use the same method. The Zed taps were always stiff. (ooerr missus)

Mine has been effective for about 4 years now, so it would seem it IS petrol and ethanol resistant :D
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Re: Stiff fuel tap

#6 PostAuthor: damien.wrl » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:29 am

Mine was stiff, probably due to lack of use, tank would sometimes move when I used it, tried some wd40 on it and it has loosened up a tad ... still stiff but even Mrs H can use it .... more oooo er ?.

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Re: Stiff fuel tap

#7 PostAuthor: PAULJAC47 » Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:07 pm

The red rubber grease has worked a treat...
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