Jump to content

Unofficial Home of Old Simplicity & Allis-Chalmers Garden Tractors

Sign in to follow this  
Noly

gascap/gauge Allis 914H

Recommended Posts

Noly

son bought me a new gas cap,old number 2171252am as recommended, will not fit into tank the float is to big.tried it on my Homelite T16S fits in tank but will not thread on tank. old cap on Homelite screws right on 914H. any ideas? Not really wanting to grind float to fit as some have recommended.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
MikeES

Some of the plastic tanks have a little lip on the inside edge of the fill spout that you need to trim so the newer floats will fit. Just be careful so the trimmings don't fall into the gas tanks.

I stuffed a rag in the fill spout and with a very sharp knife cut the inside edge with about a 45 degree taper.

I have had to do this on 2 tanks so far and the new gas gauge/cap work just fine.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online (See full list)

    • Larrybell57
  • Today's Birthdays

    1. Chris727
      Chris727
      (37 years old)
    2. jdwilson
      jdwilson
      (65 years old)
  • Recent Status Updates

    • Dean McFadden

      Dean McFadden

      Good morning peeps! I’m always searching for helpful information with my AC collection. Hope to find out new information and pass on my own experience in restoration. Here are some pics of my babies. I’m still looking for front rims for the 410 so yesterday I put the 310 wheels on took it for a drive. Working pretty good but still needs some carb work. Gotta get the 310 running next. Have a great day!😁
       

      · 1 reply
    • thedaddycat

      thedaddycat  »  SmilinSam

      It's in pretty sad shape, but yes I have a yellow plastic cap that I'm fairly certain is what you need. PM me your details and I'll get it out to you.
      · 0 replies
  • Adverts

×