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Old 05-03-2000, 08:32 AM
Gus Gus is offline
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Any tips on fixing a 1/8 in dia hole in a plastic fuel tank on my w.b.? <p>----------<br>gus....<br>
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Old 05-03-2000, 09:21 AM
thelawnguy thelawnguy is offline
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Nut and bolt, neoprene washer on each side.<p>Bill
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Old 05-03-2000, 01:29 PM
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geogunn geogunn is offline
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good idea on the nut and bolt.<p>wouldn't silicone caulk hold if applied properly and cured also?<p>good luck<br>GEO
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Old 05-03-2000, 04:36 PM
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Only if you want silicon in your carb.It plugs jets very good.Experiance talks.
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Old 05-03-2000, 05:04 PM
1stclasslawns 1stclasslawns is offline
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I used a product called epoxy ribbon worked great, I never did have to do anything else to the gas tank on my old car, the hole was about the size of a quarter. <br>Some J-B weld would work also. Jim
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Old 05-03-2000, 08:52 PM
Alan Alan is offline
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There is a product called &quot;Seal All&quot; that works like magic on gas tank leaks. On a poly tank exposed to the elements I'm not sure I would trust it for a permanent fix, but it will stop a flowing leak as a way to get through a job. I've used it on metal tanks and is is fantastic, only used it once on a poly 5 gal can. It seemd to hold for quite a while. I've still got that can around here, use it for diesel fuel for parts washing now.
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