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Old 29-06-2020, 11:38 AM   #1
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Default T2 1972 Fuel Flap Spring Help

Morning guys,

I have searched the forum and can`t find a clue on this silly problem I have.

My 72 bus has a fuel flap and had for years a crappy looking spring holding it shut. It finally failed so I thought I would treat her to a new spring so ordered a freakishly expensive bit of metal from JustKampers

https://www.justkampers.com/211-829-...1972-only.html

It definitely looks right but I can`t exactly work out which way around it should go. Anyone happen to have a picture (or could take one) of the inside of their fuel flap of the same year?
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Don't have access to pics ATM, but the end with the big ol' curve is the flap end, the end with only the sharper bend is the bodywork end. Spring locates on the two sharp bends, the big ol' curve is just to allow the flap to swing around withour catching it.
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hey Happy Stamps

Thanks for the reply!

Pretty sure I am being dense, I did at least have it the way round you suggest but that just meant I could only open the flap about 40% and there is no "spring" effect. I tried to google a picture to get another view but can`t find `owt.

Would you have a piccie somewhere?

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