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Old 09-10-2010, 11:22 AM   #15
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Mike,

I need to give Toastie credit for showing that water inlet first - that's where I got the idea from.

It comes with 3 inserts for the cap. One for gas, one for diesel, and one for water. They're self stick, so easy to put on. I installed in, and tightened the cap before putting the water insert on to make sure it was straight.

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Thanks, Chris. Does this cap seem pretty well built? I'm a little concerned about the plastic tubing in the back and how this would hold up in the Phoenix heat.
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Old 09-10-2010, 11:33 AM   #16
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I think it's well built. Perko has a fantastic reputation in the marine community. My boss recommends them, and he's owed yachts and worked on other boats for as many years as we've been trailer owners (more than 30). It seems to be fairly thick ABS plastic - maybe a tad over 1/16" thick in the tubes and 1/8" thick around the base.
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Old 10-07-2010, 03:26 PM   #17
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Chris,
I'm about to pull the trigger on buying one of these Perko water fittings. Does this mount with screws? How many mounting holes are there? And is the mounting surface stainless steel or Aluminum? Does it have a gasket?

Sorry for so many questions but the pics you see in online catalogues show you nothing but the main body.

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Hi Mike,

I had to wander out back and take a look to remember how it's mounted. Here's a couple of pics with the cover open. It's held on with 4 stainless screws. There was no rubber gasket, but it did come with a 3/8" thick spacer that we decided to use. I think without the spacer, the cover sits so close to the side of the trailer it would be difficult to open. I used a good bead of vulkum on both sides of the spacer to seal it. The template that comes with it is dead on for drilling the holes. Just follow the drilling order and drill bit sizes specified in the template and it'll fit perfectly.

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Awesome! Thanks, Chris.


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I had to wander out back and take a look to remember how it's mounted. Here's a couple of pics with the cover open. It's held on with 4 stainless screws. There was no rubber gasket, but it did come with a 3/8" thick spacer that we decided to use. I think without the spacer, the cover sits so close to the side of the trailer it would be difficult to open. I used a good bead of vulkum on both sides of the spacer to seal it. The template that comes with it is dead on for drilling the holes. Just follow the drilling order and drill bit sizes specified in the template and it'll fit perfectly.

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