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WTB: Fuel caps

Postby Tony Martin » Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:19 pm

I’m looking for an early Lancair Fuel cap, somehow lost one on takeoff. :anyone:
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Re: Fuel caps

Postby admin » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:29 pm

Picture of the one you managed to retain please?
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Re: Fuel caps

Postby J Wales » Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:47 pm

I seem to remember seeing the same style cap on an RV so they should be readily available, Lancair maybe?
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Re: Fuel caps

Postby Marv Wessel » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:36 am

Send a picture of the ones you have. The company that supplied mine are still in business. I just bought overhaul parts for mine. They changed their phone number. I’ll dig it up if it’s the same cap.
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Re: WTB: Fuel caps

Postby Chris Reinhart » Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:56 pm

Check Aircraft Spruce. They have a large selection of fuel caps. Mine are in the link https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/ ... shCaps.php

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Re: WTB: Fuel caps

Postby Tony Martin » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:14 pm

Here’s pics of fuel caps
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Re: WTB: Fuel caps

Postby Christopher Toscas » Fri Nov 15, 2019 5:41 am

Hi,
where is your O-Ring?
You lost one cap during TKOF, O-Ring is for leakproof and vibration
my idea : buy Spruce whatever same diameter cap and trim alum plate to get your three tabs.
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Re: WTB: Fuel caps

Postby Marv Wessel » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:01 pm

I think that company is still in business? I’m not sure if they have the 3 tab style or not. I’m on a trip. When I get home I’ll get the information posted so you can see what they have in stock. You do need the o-rings to make it fit tight and not leak as Christopher said. You’re also missing a Teflon washer. Making a Spruce cap fit is an option too but Spruce might be buying them from the same source? I’ll get the information up this weekend. I had worn out parts and they sold me everything to rebuild the caps to like new working condition.
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Re: WTB: Fuel caps

Postby Marv Wessel » Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:31 pm

There are some for sale on EBay right now. Grab them!
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Lot-of-2-Lanca ... Swa5lbtk7W
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Re: WTB: Fuel caps

Postby Marv Wessel » Sun Nov 17, 2019 7:07 pm

These guys build most of the gas caps for experimentals. They provided me with all the parts to rebuild my worn out gas caps. Looks like a place willing to fabricate almost anything?

https://usherprecision.com/services/


The ones on eBay are you most cost effective replacements.
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