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Old 01-06-2019, 01:03 PM   #1
Alan O'Connell
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Default 1936 Sending unit float

Was the original 1936 fuel sending unit float cork or brass? The one I took out of my fuel tank is cork but the cork is just about disintegrated. When I check the aftermarket ones, they list brass as the original.
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Old 01-06-2019, 01:56 PM   #2
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Mine is brass.... I had to repair it. It was full of petrol due to a couple of pinholes. I soldered them up and it works fine now.
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The original float in my '37 was cork. See this thread > https://fordbarn.com/forum/showthrea...ght=cork+float
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That looks exactly like mine after I removed what was left of the cork.
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Old 01-07-2019, 10:14 AM   #5
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Cork floats are available from Model A supply houses
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Old 01-07-2019, 10:33 AM   #6
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Thanks Pete and Bill.
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