Fuel tanks, systems and parts
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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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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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