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Old 09-25-2008, 03:11 PM   #31
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Bought a Losi fuel gun and tried it out several weekends ago. Problem I had with it was that it held fuel fine and leaked very minimally until I fueled the car and it seemed like the heat coming from the tank made the plastic nozzle expand because when I let off the trigger to stop fueling the excess fuel in the gun just ran out like I never let off the trigger. But after sitting for a little while before the next stop it held the fuel fine again. I believe that the Proline gun had a metal nozzle and probably wouldn't have this problem. Or is my leaking problem being caused by something else?
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Bought a Losi fuel gun and tried it out several weekends ago. Problem I had with it was that it held fuel fine and leaked very minimally until I fueled the car and it seemed like the heat coming from the tank made the plastic nozzle expand because when I let off the trigger to stop fueling the excess fuel in the gun just ran out like I never let off the trigger. But after sitting for a little while before the next stop it held the fuel fine again. I believe that the Proline gun had a metal nozzle and probably wouldn't have this problem. Or is my leaking problem being caused by something else?

Make sure the trigger isn't sticking. I have had a problem with the trigger sticking and obviously if it doesn't close all the way then it will leak. Put a little oil or shock oil on the trigger and the little metal piston that is right behind the trigger. That thing will stick in the o-ring sometimes.
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Be extremely careful using silicone based lubes around anything to do with your engine - the silicone will "poison" glow plug elements.
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Thanks Rick. On this particular gun the area I am talking about does get hit the fuel resevoir, but I didn't know that.
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