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Mike Farmer

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Re: Fuel Tanks (again)
« Reply #15 on: 25 November, 2017, 15:30:05 »
Hi

The one I've just had done is a "new" Indian tank. Its only had two lots of petrol in it and the inside basically dissolved. then went solid,

So heres hoping. Of course it doesn't help that as far as I can tell they are the only source.

That's life

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Re: Fuel Tanks (again)
« Reply #16 on: 26 November, 2017, 07:39:53 »
I have refinished a battered glass tank.
I tested it with fuel in. No leaks yet, but if it starts to leak
I will try my epoxy clear two pack paint, which should do the job, for 10.
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Re: Fuel Tanks (again)
« Reply #17 on: 26 November, 2017, 17:33:42 »
May seem a daft question. Don't remember having problems in the 60's. Is it the modern green fuel we use causing all this grief.

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Re: Fuel Tanks (again)
« Reply #18 on: 26 November, 2017, 18:30:27 »
May seem a daft question. Don't remember having problems in the 60's. Is it the modern green fuel we use causing all this grief.
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Re: Fuel Tanks (again)
« Reply #19 on: 26 November, 2017, 20:47:36 »
Aging tanks, internal rusting and rechroming can open up pin holes in steel tanks.

Ethanol eats away some of the older spec sealants.