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Old 04-02-2022, 01:57 AM
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Can someone tell me what type of rings are used in the jett fueler and type of grease used.
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Old 04-02-2022, 10:34 AM
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Geoff, Dub Jett sells an overhaul kit for his fueler which includes "O" rings, and grease. The problem is you are in New Zealand which might as well be on the far side of the moon when it comes to the cost of shipping there. I've just been checking today about sending a Cox Medallion .049 front housing to New Zealand, and the US Post Office, and UPS aren't even accepting packages there. Get in touch with Dub, and explain to him your problem, and he just might tell you what the "secret" ingredients are? Good luck.
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I also have a pylon meeting in 2 weeks time. Haven't used the fueler for a long time until yesterday when I found the o rings not sealing properly.
Will email Dub.
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Sometimes you can rejuvenate "O" rings by heating them with a covering heat gun. I've had some success with this solution when I was desperate.
Old 04-02-2022, 01:30 PM
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Ok thanks. May have to try that to get my through.
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Try a local hardware store that has plumbing o-rings. You ought to be able to find a size that works, and the black rubber Buna-N rings will last a while at least. I've done that with o-rings from a local place here in the states.
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Dub emailed me the size of the o rings and I was able to find an automotive repair shop here today that also sells o rings.
Fueler working again.
They charged me $10 for 2, O-rings.......... ouch.
Geoff
Old 04-11-2022, 01:17 PM
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Geoff, I'm sure $10.00 beat the shipping cost from the US. Not only that, you are back in business. Keep an eye on the inside of your fueler to see if the "O" rings deteriorate. I just replaced the "O" rings in my son's fueler last night, but I believe the "O" rings I had were used? If so, I may have to get a new set from Dub. Good luck.
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Greg, yes you are right when you consider postage cost.
The o ring supplier said costs have gone up because of covid 🤔😷

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