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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-28-2007, 07:32 AM
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Originally Posted by roncor View Post
Update: My tank is truly shot, unreparable. I searched the net and found several used ones from various salvage yards throughout the US , but they implied that they can't ship a used fuel tank! So I concentrated on ones closer to home. Luckily, I found one 200 miles away for $75 + $25 for shipping! Might be too good to be true, so I've got the info on the liner coatings as well.

Thanks for all the replies and suggestions.
It does sound too good to be true, especially the $25 shipping part. Keep your fingers crossed...

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This is a common problem with motorcycle tanks. There is a product called Kreem that is a multi step process including a prep step to prepare the inner surface for the epoxy-like coating you slosh around in the tank. It works great. But if your $100 tank arrives and its more usable, more power to you.

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