Where can I get a fuel filter nut for a QJet? - Team Camaro Tech
Tech 2000 Our previous General Forum
Replies ONLY - no new topics.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 31st, 00, 10:03 AM Thread Starter
Tech Team
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: College Park, MD USA
Posts: 42

I was checking my fuel filter today cuz my 86 IROC's been stalling out...unfortunately I managed to strip the fuel filter nut (the one that holds the fuel filter to the carb) and now I'm leaking gas like a you-know-what.

Anyway, does anyone know where the best place to get a replacement nut is? I know the nut's stripped...I can't tell if the carb-end threads are stripped...I may need to take it to a machine shop and get it re-tapped.

squirrels is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 31st, 00, 10:41 AM
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: WHITTIER N.C
Posts: 2

Mark most autoparts carry these nuts.Try to find one that has a HELP rack on display.As for the striped carb threads ,the nuts i am talking about are selfthreading and oversized much like oversized oilpan drainplugs.

JBELL is offline  
post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 31st, 00, 12:30 PM
Senior Tech
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Waldorf,Md,USA
Posts: 176

Mark, I have a complete Carb that you can have for 20 bucks. e-mail me if you want it.

Leo Paugh
MCC #017
There are no strangers here, only friends you haven't met.
chev64 is offline  
post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old Dec 31st, 00, 05:58 PM
David Pozzi
davidpozzi's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 1999
Location: Central California, USA
Posts: 10,074

I'd say the carb is stripped.
The nut is steel and the carb is zink-whatever- pot metal.

It's much more likely the carb is stripped.
You might be able to send it out to be repaired.

If you remove the fuel filter and use one elsewhere, you might be able to epoxy the fitting back in.
I'd check with an expert carb rebuilder.

Here's a link to check. http://www.weber-carburetors.com/index.htm

Check my web page for First Gen Camaro suspension info:
David's Motorsports page
First Gen Suspension Page
67 RS 327
69 Camaro Vintage Racer
65 Lola T-70 Can Am Vintage Racer
davidpozzi is offline  
post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old Jan 1st, 01, 07:21 AM
Senior Tech
169indy's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: WASH
Posts: 174

Try GM PN 07040955 ??
169indy is offline  
post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old Jan 1st, 01, 10:56 AM Thread Starter
Tech Team
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: College Park, MD USA
Posts: 42

OK I found one of those self-tapping nuts and it cut its own threads in the carb fitting...so it screwed in fine...thing is it seals externally and the original nut is designed to seal internally. I had to use a Neoprene O-ring along with the included gasket to make it hold.

Does anyone know if Neoprene is OK to use on a gas line? I know rubber will dissolve, but I'm pretty sure Neoprene is OK...anyone know for sure?

I wish someone made an OEM replacement for that carb...Edelbrock makes Q-Jets, but not computer controlled replacements.

squirrels is offline  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome