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Old 06-24-2011, 02:44 PM   #1
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how to clean rust out of the inside of the gas tank?

I have a bike that has been sitting for a while and the inside of the tank has surface rust all over it. What is the best process for cleaning a tank out and resealing it? Any kits that have everything included?
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Old 06-24-2011, 02:54 PM   #2
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Try this stuff...
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Old 06-24-2011, 03:01 PM   #3
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If you need a razor, order from DK! They seem to always toss them in the box. I have these things all over my garage...

I used a bunch of nuts tied to a string like a necklace to break up large chunks of rust in a tank on a project that I had. I haven't yet resealed it. I was between the Kreem and the POR-15
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Old 06-24-2011, 04:45 PM   #4
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Drain tank, fill with BBs and wrap it in a blanket. Pad the inside of your dryer with blankets and stick the tank in the middle so it's protected by the blankets. Run dryer on the no heat cycle for about an hour. Works like a charm.
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Old 06-24-2011, 05:05 PM   #5
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I have done a bunch of research on tank sealers because I have a project bike that needed something done about the tank interior.
My advice would be to avoid Kreem. It has a bad reputation out in the world.
There are some 2 part products that are pretty highly recommended but everyone says they are more difficult to work with.
I decided to build a new tank, when it's done I will make a thread showing the build. I been taking pictures as I went... what a pain in the ! lol
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