Don't forget to have a garden hose right there to hose yourself or your
buddy if something goes array with the acid and dump a box of baking
soda in the tank before you pore it out. That way, the acid is
> The best thing for cleaning rust is muriatic acid (really cheap at Home
> Despot.. er .. depot) Just dilute it, make sure there is nothing left in
> the tank (rubber/plastic etc) and be very very careful. You will probably
> only need to swish it around a little bit, when you are done, the tank
> will be completely rust free. Put some gasoline in right away, because
> the tank will be so clean rust will begin to form very quickly.
> On Sat, 4 Nov 2000, Charles Culver wrote:
> > I took my tank out, dropped a chain in it and shook it around to loosen the
> > rust, poured in a gallon of Ospho (available at home improvement centers),
> > let it sit overnite, hit it with the high pressure hose a the carwash a few
> > times, and repeated the process. Then I got the liner kit from Whitney, but
> > I have seen a similar solution in some of the vendor catalogs recently too.
> > It's been a couple of years now, and I drive it every day- I also recommend
> > the clear glass fuel filter so you can watch for any residual rust or
> > whatever from the tank.
> > Good luck!
> > Smokey Culver, League City, Texas
> > '50 3600 5-window (mine)
> > '58 Apache (hers)
> > See 'em at: http://sites.netscape.net/ChrlsCul/homepage
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