I took the list address off as this is inappropriate for a Spridgets list...
I'm not sure what they sold you in the Eastwoods kit, but Por15 or
Kreem are the usual interior coatings for motorcycle tanks and either
There are lots of ways to do this but here's one I found really effective...
Take all the fittings off the tank and rinse it out with gasoline or
Plug the fuel tap holes (I use rubber corks) and dump in about 2 cups of
hex nuts - any size will do or make it an assortment - and about 2 cups
Put the tank lid on, wrap the entire tank in an old blanket and bind it
Here's where you have some options.
1) If the wrapped tank will fit, place it in your tumble dryer, turn off the
dryer heat and let it tumble for about 30 minutes. Change the orientation
inside the drier and run for another 30 minutes.
2) If the wrapped tank is too big to fit in the drier:
On 12/18/05, Charlie Shelden <email@example.com> wrote:
> This would actually be for a motorcycle type gas tank. It is for a Honda
> Odyssey dune buggy so any info would be great.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Jim Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> *To:* Charlie Shelden <email@example.com>
> *Cc:* firstname.lastname@example.org
> *Sent:* Sunday, December 18, 2005 7:14 PM
> *Subject:* Re: Need instructions for Eastwood tank cleaning
> I looked at doing this with my Midget but the group talked me out of it.
> I've done several motorcycle tanks and thought the same methods would
> work on the Spridget but there are complications. There is a very fine
> mesh screen filter inside the tank. You can see it if you look through
> appature where the fuel sensor goes with a flash light. You can't use
> a tank liner, otherwise you will plug up this filter screen!
> Jim - he of the stationary Midget in Dodge City
> On 12/18/05, Charlie Shelden <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I have an eastwood tank cleaning kit (3-part) need the instructions as
> > far
> > as what part is first, I know the sealer is last. But as far as the
> > muratic
> > dilution goes, need that as well.
> > Thanks,
> > Charlie
> > 59 Frogeye, Sprite, Bugeye etc...
1968 MG Midget
**Don't underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.**