Fuel tank leak


Old 11-25-10, 08:21 AM
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Fuel tank leak

My Honda 300 fuel tank has some rust inside the tank and has developed a couple of small holes where fuel is leaking. How can I repair this tank????

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Old 11-25-10, 08:37 AM
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look at your local atv/cycle shop-or online.
there is a 'kit' that involves an acid wash / clean for the inside.
then an'epoxy' type sealer that is poured into the tank & the tank is rolled around to coat the inside
Old 11-25-10, 09:11 AM
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Newtofta’s repair will work, but only temporally. Once a fuel tank rusts, the rust is like a spreading cancer that can’t be stopped. Better to replace the tank now, before the rust presents with fuel pressure, volume, and flow issues.
Old 11-25-10, 01:51 PM
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I've brazed up holes or rips in bike tanks before but you need good metal for that to work. I wouldn't think trying to fix a rusted tank would be worth the effort.
Old 12-23-10, 08:01 AM
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Seal-All works wonders for a temporary fix, even stops flowing fuel on the side of the road. Comes in a yellow tube sold at most automotive stores, walmart and meijer. Like mentioned before though, if there is a lot of rust, just go new!

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