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It has been about 5 years since I did mine with POR-15 but the process was something like this...
I've never tried the POR-15, will have to give it a shot next time, thanks. I have tanks that were Kreemed back in the 90s and they're still rust free, awesome stuff and a great way to revive an old irreplaceable fuel tank.
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...six days, and no one has mentioned drag pipes cause fuel tanks to rust...
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well when you have a tank that is of a style you want and it is no longer available, to double hockey sticks with a new tank.
to be honest, tanks of old were much better, todays crapola metal they use just doesn't cut the muster!!!
i had hummer tanks 20+ years old and pristine, nice heavy metal and chromate interior!
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