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Re: Cleaning Gas Tanks

Subject: Re: Cleaning Gas Tanks
Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 14:47:45 EDT
In a message dated 4/23/99 12:47:07 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

<< I have a question...I removed the gastank from my 77 Midget last
 night...yuck what a smelly mess...It has  (from what I can see) some sludge
 in the bittom as well as powdery rust near the top of the tank. What does
 eveyone use to clean these things out? The radiator shops around here want

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Dan, get the gas tank cleaner and sealer from Eastwood Co.  It can be ordered 
on-line at  The kit's about $35.00. has a gas tank kit for about $50.00.  They are the ones who 
make POR15 rust preventive paint.

Both of these are good products from reliable companies.  You might want to 
check the Whitney catalog for something less expensive.  I don't know about 
the quality.

Don't forget a new fuel filter.  Good luck.

Allen Hefner
'77 Midget
'92 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport
(No financial interest in any of these companies. YMMV)

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