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1967 Super, has anyone been able to replace the fuel tap without the special tool, if so what was your method please. Cheers
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I have been assured that the special tool is the only way to go. I think you could use a "basin wrench" from the plumbing dept. of Home Depot. I never tried, but it looks doable, and the wrench is dirt cheap.

Edit: It would help to know where you are, they may call them something else in other hemispheres.
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besides the basin wrench approach you could also try a crow foot wrench.
you may still need a flex extension or a wobble end to make it happen though.

or, you could fabricate your own by bending a combo wrench and brazing a T-handle to it...

just don't forget to "matte black the f*cker" when done...

best,
-greasy
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a crow foot is a good idea if you know the wrench size you need. A basin wrench is like a pipe wrench and will fit a range of sizes.
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greasy125 wrote:
besides the basin wrench approach you could also try a crow foot wrench.
you may still need a flex extension or a wobble end to make it happen though.

or, you could fabricate your own by bending a combo wrench and brazing a T-handle to it...

just don't forget to "matte black the f*cker" when done...

best,
-greasy
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