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Pump nozzle with sight window #738937
Thu Nov 14 2019 10:15 PM
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Locust, NC
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Back in the late 1980’s and early ‘90’s there was an Amoco station in our town that had sight window nozzles. All 3 grades used nozzles that had a little sight glass in the top of the handle. They had 3 or 4 little colored balls inside to help you see the gas flowing.

Does anyone else remember these? Were they only used by Amoco or other companies?

I wish I had a picture but I cannot find one online anywhere. I used to get gas at this station a lot as a teenager and remember them well.

I’ve tried to find one for a long time but never have seen one surface. They were a new style nozzle with the rubber covers but the sight window was cool.


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Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #738973
Fri Nov 15 2019 10:18 PM
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Anyone? I found this post on another forum. I knew they had to be used elsewhere. He’s describing the same pump handle.

I asked my wife today and she said yes she remembers them too. I still cannot find a picture of one....

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Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #738989
Sat Nov 16 2019 09:42 AM
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Mike, I remember them. Used to run Amoco Ultimate in my FXRP.


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Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: MetroPetro] #738997
Sat Nov 16 2019 12:41 PM
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Fayetteville NC USA
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husky made them part # 159424N
they have a web site to look at them.


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Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: oletymy] #738998
Sat Nov 16 2019 12:45 PM
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Husky® X Sightglass Nozzle: Automatic Shut-Off Nozzle - Husky


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Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #739018
Sat Nov 16 2019 10:17 PM
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I did a search with above info. Is this what you remember using?

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Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #739023
Sun Nov 17 2019 07:48 AM
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That’s very similar Matt. They did have a window on top of the handle and had little balls inside that swirled around. I’ve never seen an old original show up that Amoco used though. I’ve looked off and on for years for one.


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Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #739096
Mon Nov 18 2019 01:05 PM
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I used one for years where I bought Amoco gas in Charlotte. Had little whit balls in it, right where Matts picture shows a hole in the red cover.

Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #739365
Fri Nov 22 2019 03:04 PM
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Finally found one! NOS too.

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Thou wilt shew me the path of life:
in thy presence is fulness of joy;
at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #739380
Fri Nov 22 2019 07:49 PM
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I remember using these before, but I’m thinking the ones I used were at Sunoco stations....

Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #739388
Fri Nov 22 2019 09:56 PM
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Cameron Park,Ca.
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That is so cool. Glad you found one.


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Re: Pump nozzle with sight window [Re: 57-Chevy] #739390
Fri Nov 22 2019 10:37 PM
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That is very cool! I have never seen one!


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