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Plastic Fuel Tank Repair

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Sprinkler Buddy, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. rlitman

    rlitman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,743

    Careful with that. Fiberglass tanks are no good for gas that has ethanol in it. They were indeed good, back in the day though.
     
  2. Sprinkler Buddy

    Sprinkler Buddy LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 1,185

    The tank repair didn't hold. I got a bigger used 14 ft aluminum which has a 20 hp on it. I'm using the little kicker as a back up. I got some fuel line and a few quick release fittings so I can run it off the bigger tank if need be.

    Can't have too many motors. lol I have learned this lesson well in the past. :usflag:
     
  3. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,538

    When i priced a new 25 H.P. Johnson twenty years ago, it was $5000. I can't imagine what a 250 cost's.

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