Rewind fuel sender

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    I have had one of my fuel senders go bad. I thought I would just order a new one, but they are not the same and they are not cheap. I had the thought of rewinding it. I have found a source for the NiChrome resistance wire, but need to find the insulating film. Only problem is I am not sure even what to call it to search for it. Any ideas? Anyone else rewind theirs?
     
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    What about kapton tape? I'm not sure how polyimide handles gasoline though.
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    A quick google search comes up with yes, it handles nearly any organic solvents.
     
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    Thanks, it looks to be a good candidate. I need to run some gas out of the tank so I can measure the wire gage. Looks like I can get the tape on amazon.
     
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    You can also get thicker versions in 8.5x11" sheets that are sold for lining the beds on 3d printers. As for the tape, the adhesive should not be an issue. Its a tiny amount and will just wash away in the gasoline
     

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