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Shop that can Coat the inside of a fuel tank

Discussion in 'Louisiana' started by luk8272, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. Jun 11, 2011 at 10:26 AM
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    I live near Lafayette and am looking for a shop that can coat the inside of a fuel tank. I used a place near Delcambre about 10-12yrs ago. However it seems he doesn't do this anymore. I'm in search of a shop that can.

    I have a tank off of my 90 Toyota pickup that has some rust on the inside that I would like to have treated.
     
  2. Jun 11, 2011 at 10:46 AM
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  3. Jun 11, 2011 at 10:52 AM
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    My problem is that the tank has a good bit of surface rust inside, enough that it has ruined a new fuel pump. I'll be shopping around at junk yards on monday, just trying to get some info together so I am able to have options on monday.

    Thanks for that link that will be something to use in the future.
     
  4. Jun 11, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    The kit removes the rust with an acid, then seals the metal to prevent future issues.
     
  5. Jun 11, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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    Well hell I think you may have just solved my problem! I didn't realize it was capable of removing existing rust.
     
  6. Jun 11, 2011 at 11:03 AM
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    That may be true CJ. Call Eastwood, they specialize in restoration materials, they will be able to explain the capabilties of the kits. They have always been very helpful.
     
  7. Jun 11, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    A few of the reviews talk about tanks with heavy rust needing multiple acid treatments to remove the heavy rust they had.
    I'll be able to scrape some of the rust by hand, the Sending unit leaves me a large enough hole. I've already started that as of this morning.
    I have just place my order. Can't wait to get this done. Thanks!
     
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