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If anyone knows where I might be able to find a new sight glass for a MB4-94 that would be great, Not the round one under the hood, the rectangular one in the rear hopper. (must be a US part, right?)

Also got some 406/416 parts I'm looking to sell or trade, Two rear e-brake calipers, e-brake cables and related parts, also disk brake gards, water pump rebuildable, fuel filter housing, helper spings, box a metric bolts/nuts used but all in good condition.(best offer gets all of it, just looking to clear up some space)

Got a fuel tank coming off soon, so if anyone wants to save it from the dump its free (no rust, in good condition just has a large dent in the bottom/side can be hammerd out without much of a hassle.
 

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Sorry I don't have info on that sight glass, but, how do you hammer dents out of the bottom of a fuel tank LOL. I have two 406 tanks with the bottoms dented and have not thought of a way to do what you just said!

Bob
 

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Air pressure?
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I have "lessened" fuel tank dents with a mallet and a wood 2x2. You have to go in through the fuel fill and tap the dent out, but I don't see why you couldn't do it with a mog. The goal is not to create sparks or damage the sending unit, pump, etc. Maybe lower an LED snake light so you can see??
 

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how do you hammer dents out of the bottom of a fuel tank LOL
Hammer?? that's old school. Just like you set the bead in a tire...if that don't work you can always use acetylene! :D :eek:
 

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Hey, acetylene, great idea. We'll try that at the SE mogfest! Really though, water pressure might do it. 100 PSI out of the tap would put a lot of push on that dented bottom (if the filler cap could be sealed) then massage the creases with a hammer. A failure would not go Boom, just squirt.

Sorry for the thread hi-jack. Someone please bail us out by helping locate a sight glass!

Bob

Hammer?? that's old school. Just like you set the bead in a tire...if that don't work you can always use acetylene! :D :eek:
 
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