Author Topic: Oil tank outlet seal  (Read 397 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline MitchB

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Full Bridgestone Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 31
Oil tank outlet seal
« on: April 12, 2018, 09:15:42 AM »
Howdy

My B-stone GTR project is nearing completion but I have one nagging issue...

I cannot get the outlet on the bottom of the oil tank to seal. The threaded flange/port is not cracked. I think I just need to have the correct seal on the bolt / banjo fitting. Is there a readily available sealing washer outside of hoping to find a 40 year old NOS sealing washer(s)..?

Offline hardy

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Full Bridgestone Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 160
Re: Oil tank outlet seal
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2018, 09:11:47 PM »
I used bonded seals/ dowty seals on the banjo. Your local oring suppler should be able to assist.

They were M8 or M10, I don’t remember.

Offline davis

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Full Bridgestone Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 128
  • Desire for a better world.
Re: Oil tank outlet seal
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2018, 07:47:32 PM »
Good idea Hardy. So far the fibre washers I've used are holding well. Will take a hard look at any more tanks to make sure they have a smooth, flat surface before painting. I've also cured leaks from aluminum washers by sanding them smooth on both sides before installation, if used washers are necessary.

- Bob

Offline MitchB

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Full Bridgestone Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 31
Re: Oil tank outlet seal
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2018, 05:02:08 PM »
Well, as turned out, it wasn’t the bolt. It was the sight window. The rubber was significantly degraded, and the leaking oil went to the lowest point - the bolt.
Replaced with NOS and all is dry.

 


Gallery


Views:15
Comments (1)
By: killerterp

Views:29
Comments (0)
By: rwgibbon

Views:53
Comments (1)
By: fahrkle

Views:82
Comments (1)
By: Geoff S

Classifieds

BS Parts Cabinet & Mics Parts

Price: $0.00
Date: 06/21/2018 07:19 pm
Time Left: 88d 9h 30m
350 GTR/GTO Carbs (Set #2)

Price: $0.00
Date: 06/21/2018 01:29 pm
Time Left: 88d 3h 40m
350 GTR/GTO Wiring Package

Price: $0.00
Date: 06/19/2018 01:33 pm
Time Left: 86d 3h 44m
Wanted BS 100 Sport Fuel Tank and Muffler
Date: 06/14/2018 03:46 pm
Time Left: 81d 5h 57m

Recent Downloads added

Bridgestone Motorcycles

Rating: (None)
Filesize: 3561.91KB
Date: June 05, 2018, 04:42:13 PM
Bridgestone Magazine Article

Rating: (None)
Filesize: 3561.91KB
Date: June 05, 2018, 04:38:08 PM
How to build a 149 mph 350GTR....
Rating: (None)
Filesize: 7154.56KB
Date: April 18, 2017, 08:25:38 AM
Bert Lilley's BS 350 Racer Modifications
Rating: (None)
Filesize: 0KB
Date: January 09, 2017, 04:27:24 PM

Powered by EzPortal