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Old March 13th, 2012, 11:55 PM
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Need a fuel tank

as if I needed more crap to do this month while renovating my only bathroom in the house I walked past the truck and noticed a puddle under it, odd it hasnt rained. Short of it is my fuel tank grew a leak. Anyone know where to get a replacement? This is for a Uk truck, diesel. Not sure if the tank itself is different.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 12:07 AM
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You don't say what year but UK tanks whether side saddle or rear are different from NAS tanks.
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If its metal tank just take it to a rad shop as they should be able to do it up. There is one that I know of in Bradley Beach half a block west of the train station.
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If its metal tank just take it to a rad shop as they should be able to do it up. There is one that I know of in Bradley Beach half a block west of the train station.

I haven't dug into it yet, but I'm assuming if it rotted out in one spot, the rest can't be that great... but its a good thing to keep in mind.


Just gotte finish the damn bathroom so I can start doing the fun stuff. Wrenches > trowels in my fun o meter
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It would be worth dropping the tank, drilling out the spot welds to separate the skid and the tank, and taking a look at the damage. Most likely source of leaks is pinholes between the tank and skid. The rest of the tank is usually in very good shape.

I did that on my tank and it was pretty easy (though messy) to fix.

I cleaned/patched my tank with epoxy and repainted. Better than new.
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What type of saddle tank is it?
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Mine came from safarihp, I do not remember the price but it was not too much.
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