Fuel valve 7GC

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Alex Broussard
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Fuel valve 7GC

Post by Alex Broussard » Sun Jan 21, 2007 19:23

Hello everyone! My name is Alex. I recently aquired a 59 Aeronca Champ 7GC. She has a little problem with her fuel shut off valve leaking. Does anyone know were I may get a replacement, valve kit, new rebuilt, ect??

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Alex

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Post by joea » Sun Jan 21, 2007 19:28

Moving this to the Champ section for more traffic.

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Post by Jody Wittmeyer » Mon Jan 22, 2007 10:00

If it is the imperial, tapered valve, they are pretty easy to rebuild. Take it apart, put some mild polishing compound on it and put it together. Then turn it a lot to lap the taper to the cone. Take apart, clean, coat with fuel lube and reassemble.
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