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Gas tank problems

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 1crzy88, Jan 29, 2005.

  1. 1crzy88

    1crzy88 1/2 ton status

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    I just got done with my install of my shackle flip on my 88 K5 when i noticed a small drip from one of my lines that goes into my tank. I checked to see if it was tight. It was... My question is: Do i need to intall some type of plumbers tape to the threads before installing the lines? This is my daily driver so your help is REALLY needed.

    Thanks

    Troy
     
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    bablazer73 1/2 ton status

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    There should be O-rings on the tubes. No sealant on threads. You may have to replace the O-rings.
     
  3. mightywhitey_k5

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    Ya I had that problem up behind the Tbi in my 87 replaced the little orange o-rings and it was fine. If the trheads are hard to thread they may be a little striped. In this case put 2 or so wraps around the threads of tefflon tape and thread carfully. teff tape can be found at any auto parts or hardware store.
     
  4. 1crzy88

    1crzy88 1/2 ton status

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    Thanks guys.. it ended up being the hose itself... right at the fitting.

    Troy
     

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