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#489290 - 16/12/17 08:53 PM Petrol filler cap
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Ok no wonder I found it really difficult to open and close the petrol filler cap yesterday

The hinge pivot bolt or whatever goes in one end has come out

It is secure on the right hand side so what is missing? is it a screw or a bolt or has a welded end sheared off?

Also can someone tell me what the cover is made of - is it cast ali or steel ?


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#489297 - 16/12/17 09:53 PM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: Stewart S]
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Certainly looks like alloy - does that pin need a little persuasion it seems a long way clear of the cap to me around the distance it would need to purchase on the other side.
I would persuade it with a piece of wood from the RHD side if it was mine.
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#489298 - 16/12/17 09:57 PM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: +8Rich]
Stewart S Offline
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Originally Posted By +8Rich

I would persuade it with a piece of wood from the RHD side if it was mine.


Yes I did think that might be the case and I have tried to push it through but seems unwilling to move and I think it is right up to the right hand flange

Also sadly it’s recessed into body so I can’t get any hit room
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#489299 - 16/12/17 09:59 PM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: Stewart S]
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Best to wait until someone that has one like it can confirm the fitting then Stewart.
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#489300 - 16/12/17 10:14 PM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: Stewart S]
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This is the two seater filler cap.

https://www.holden.co.uk/displayproduct....p;pCode=015.374

The cover is a soft alloy.
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#489302 - 16/12/17 10:26 PM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: DaveW]
Stewart S Offline
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Originally Posted By DaveW
This is the two seater filler cap.

https://www.holden.co.uk/displayproduct....p;pCode=015.374

The cover is a soft alloy.


Thanks Dave

It looks like the pin is one piece so mine has probably sheared at the end
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#489309 - 17/12/17 12:27 AM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: Stewart S]
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I suspect pin alignment is your problem. Could you put some pressure on the extended end, with a clamp or visegrips, and then wiggle the cap so the pin lines up with the hole.
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#489310 - 17/12/17 02:38 AM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: Stewart S]
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Use something small like a chain link splitter to push the pin in when you think it is aligned, it'll be more controlled and less of a risk of causing damage
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#489317 - 17/12/17 06:26 AM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: milligoon]
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Originally Posted By milligoon
Use something small like a chain link splitter to push the pin in when you think it is aligned, it'll be more controlled and less of a risk of causing damage


Thanks chaps - tricky as the cap is sunk into a body recesss - it’s a right pig to get to but I’ll persevere today
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#489319 - 17/12/17 07:19 AM Re: Petrol filler cap [Re: Stewart S]
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I can’t offer any help on it Stewart, to me it looks like you’ve bought an old banger and it’s a write off. Tell you, what I’ll give you £500 for the car and take it off your hands. Can’t say fairer than that! grin2 hide
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