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Old 04-20-2017, 01:06 PM   #1
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Default Christen Eagle flop tube

Hello all,

Changing the fuel tank flop tube of my Christen Eagle. Could someone please inform me what sealing compound was ideal to be used in the an912 threads of the flop tube assemble to prevent leaking? (considering it would be immersed on AVGAS fuel)?

Any tips would be appreciable.

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I have had good results with this

A pipe tap of appropriate size can sut the threads slightly deeper to change oreintation

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I replaced mine about 6 months ago. My IA recommended permatex #2. No leaks.
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I used medium weight Titeseal which is what I generally use. Keep in mind, that a leak here is unlikely to be noticeable since in most situations, as you have observed, both ends of the weight will be submerged.
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