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Scott Fuel Guage Gaskets

Postby sgrimsley2717 » Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:38 am

When I was based out of Merril field Alaska the mechanic I was using told me the Scott #3175-15 gaskets for the wing root fuel guages was not available unless you purchased a replacement guage. George Horn said you could find them as a stand alone item. Anyone know where they can be found? I have a cork float that needs resealing or replacement. Will decide the course once I make the inspection. A labor intensive job but you keep the original fuel guage appearance.

Thanks, Steve Grimsley N2717D
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Re: Scott Fuel Guage Gaskets

Postby Bruce Fenstermacher » Mon Oct 17, 2011 1:49 am

Steve, you can buy them OR you can download the gasket template I made and easily cut your own out of locally procured gasket material.

See this thread for the template: viewtopic.php?f=26&t=9013
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Re: Scott Fuel Guage Gaskets

Postby GAHorn » Mon Oct 17, 2011 2:30 am

Steve, ... Aircraft Spruce sells them: ROCHESTER (Scott) GASKET for mechanical fuel gauge 05-16700, PN 15-4 $3.25 ... _gauge.php
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Re: Scott Fuel Guage Gaskets

Postby mmcmillan2 » Sat Dec 24, 2022 10:52 pm

This morning the temp was about 32F and one of my fuel gauges had some light seepage. I’ve been monitoring for a year and haven’t tried tightening the screws. Gasket age is unknown. I’m thinking about replacing the gasket. While I’m in here the float as well. I read the 2012Q2 170 News article.

Will these AN502-416-12 screws will work instead of the IPC suggested AN502-416-10. Aircraft spruce doesn’t seem to have the -10 length.


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