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Question on sealing screws that mount the fuel sender to the tank.

I was looking for some coppper washers to seal the #10 screws on the fuel sender of my Studebaker fuel tank.

No luck at the local auto parts store. Not even when I told him that the make was Studebaker to make it easier to look up in the computer.

I found some brass ones, and thought they might be too hard and not seal.

Found some white nylon washers, and thought just right.

How well do these hold up to gasoline and gasohol?

I prefer not to use a liquid or moldable sealer, as I may need to adjust the fuel sender arm, which would require removal.


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I did some googling and the concensus is that gas won't eat nylon. Unless this is on the bottom or side of tank, the washers won't see too much fuel anyways.
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