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rust protection for gas tank

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by chaka, Jun 12, 2003.

  1. chaka

    chaka

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    I know there has to be a thread but I was unable to find it... but very quickly recommendations for protectiing exterior of my gas tank?

    POR?
    zerorust?
    anything else?

    Chaka
    1980 fj40
     
  2. cruiseroutfit

    cruiseroutfit Supporting Vendor Moderator

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    We have had a few different gas tanks lined with a Rhinoling or Line-X type material. Works great for aux tanks, BJ70 and FJ60 tanks. Worth the $80 they charge to sandblast, prep and coat it.
     
  3. petescoffee

    petescoffee

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    AFter I had mine cleaned, I coated the outside with Chassis Saver. This is a one coat process unlike POR. Do a search and you will find more info on the product. It gives a nice hard finish. I will be doing my chasis later this summer.
     
  4. wayne_fj40

    wayne_fj40

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    I found out the hard way don't even screw around with the old steel tank.get a poly tank or a fuel cell save time in the future that is if its for a 40 :G
     
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    Protected my long range replacement tank for my fj62 using POR and topcoat. Very pleased so far.
     
  6. Gus

    Gus SILVER Star

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    I used POR-15, so far so good, If I had the cash at the time I would have had my tank powdercoated. I think any of those heavy duty coating/paints (zero-rust, rhinoliner, powdercoating, etc.) would work well.