[T3] 73 type 3 square back.

William Jahn willjahn975 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 3 07:56:47 PDT 2022

Mine has the later style boot made by ISP ,their gasket changes over the
years , they show a photo of a tan gasket yet mention it may differ as the
material used. I would think the rubber one they sent is oil resistant not
sure though. I like solid fiber gaskets since they hold their shape during
installation .

On Fri, Jun 3, 2022 at 6:43 AM Jim Adney <jadney at vwtype3.org> wrote:

> On 2 Jun 2022 at 19:40, William Jahn wrote:
> > I replaced the oil filler boot , the only one who made one that was
> proper
> > was ISP West. I never had the filler neck off and the boot was rock hard
> and
> > spitting .
> I have a few good used OG boots. There were 2 different designs: The early
> one was two pieces, a small grommet for the top plus the long corrigated
> sleeve with a metal clamp on each end, and starting around '70 a single
> piece solution that eliminated one metal clamp at the top.
> > I was amazed how much crud was around the metal fill tube and the boot
> where
> > it sits inside the fresh air area .
> That part is always dirty. Half the cooling air flows around that tube,
> and
> leaves behind a lot of dirt over 50 years.
> > There was only silicone or a very old rubber gasket  between the filler
> neck
> > back side of the flange and the body. ISP sent a rubber gasket.
> That rubber gasket was another design flaw. VW chose a rubber compound
> that was not compatable with oil. They always turn gummy and then crumble.
> --
> *******************************
> Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
> Madison, Wisconsin, USA
> *******************************
> _______________________________________________
> VWType3.Org mailing list - type3 at vwtype3.org
> To unsubscribe or change subscription options, visit:
> http://lists.vwtype3.org/listinfo.cgi/type3-vwtype3.org
> If you need more help, contact: gregm at vwtype3.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.vwtype3.org/pipermail/type3-vwtype3.org/attachments/20220603/15ef6d2a/attachment.html>

More information about the type3-vwtype3.org mailing list