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Fuel tank

Leebo

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Hey guys i have a few things i need to know about fuel tanks on these cars.

I have a VN V6 i had a leaking tank in which i have taken off and began to replace with a 80 drop tank i brought last weekend.

i have taken of the old shitty paint with paint stripper is now very shinny but will it rust if i don't paint it again?

Also i don't have straps can the 63L tank ones be modified to fit by welding or will the break?
 

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You could polish it up but its gets dirty quick and i think they rust after awhile and you need to repolish it, maybe put a clear coat over it, personally i would just paint it silver and black straps, as for your other Q i wouldnt be cutting and welding straps.. just get some off ebay or a wreckers or something. it would be your best bet, good luck.
 

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Just scratch it back with a scourer, and make it nice and clean :) No need to polish it:

 

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It looks like that now morton but i think it needs protection m8
I don't the straps flat black but i may have to find a wrecker with the straps or get it from a car. I will need to find a wrecker as my local one doesn't have any V8's.

hat do u think my chances r of finding a wrecker with them?
 

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no worries cutting and welding straps or even just go buy some flat steel and bend up new ones
 

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Yeah i got it sorted and next time i have it on a hoist i will spray clear coat to give it some protection.

Thanks for the help job done and it's installed now and it looks crazy
 
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