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#1 cubman OFFLINE  

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Posted July 07, 2016 - 03:52 PM

My 122 has a leaky tank. I was thinking about replacing it with a new style plastic tank. They seem to be cheaper. Any ideas on which ones may be the same dimensions ?

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Posted July 07, 2016 - 05:21 PM

how bad does it leak and where? the seam or elsewhere? How rusty does the inside look  while looking thru the fill hole?  pinholes or worse?

as far as retrofitting something else that will be totally by trial and error.



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Posted July 07, 2016 - 08:41 PM

If you have pin holes or seam leaks this product will take care of it permanently. Bill Hirsch gas tank sealer about 36 dollars a quart remove the tank and filter bowl inspect the tank for rust if present seal off the bottom fitting put two cups of acetone in it along with some aquarium stone put the cap back on and shake it up for 10 min or so empty the tank and rinse with water, try and get out as much water as possible then add a little more acetone small cap full which will take care of any remaining water drops. empty it out let dry couple hrs. (Read the directions) Tape off the bottom tank fitting and pour the product into the fill the whole quart and seal the fill with duct tape turn the tank upside down and end to end to insure complete contact then pour the product back in its container it can be reused many times let the tank dry for 24hrs and your good to go I have fixed numerous leaky gas tanks with it the number is 1-800 828 2061

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Posted July 07, 2016 - 09:30 PM

Solder,torch,flux and a chunk of sand paper and it will be as good as new.As long as the inside of the tank is good and rust free just solder up the pin holes and it will last another 50 years.

 

Or untill new holes show up lol

 

The straps will wear holes in the tank on the bottom if the tank isn't tightened down and the rubber pieces are worn or missing on an old Cub Cadet.


Edited by EricFromPa, July 07, 2016 - 09:41 PM.





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