Fuel Tank- Thoughts on Powder Coating

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May 24, 2016
Bainbridge Island, Washington
Getting interior pieces like seats, instrument cluster etc., powder coated (against the purist advice from my local car restoration guru)... and wondering about the fuel tank. Concerns in my mind would be soldered joints in a hot oven. Apparently silver solder would be okay in a 350-400 degree oven, but not tin.
Anyone know how a tank from '67 might've been constructed or have experience in this?

Reason I ask- I just did mine earlier this summer for the 1966 FJ40 Frame-Off Build (3rd Generation Owner).

I used this guy. Completely hot tanked drilled out and lined the inside, filled back, tested and gloss high temp painted the outside. I’ll post a pic tomorrow. I think I paid around $350. Great work.

Gas Tank Renu-USA
601 S. Wilson Way
Stockton CA
‭(209) 463-7401‬
FWIW, I have had motorcycle gas tanks powder coated, and never had any problems or leaks with them.
Thanks guys. Since I've got a few pieces I couldn't powder coat (plastic handles aren't easily removed) I'll paint the tank to be safe... hopefully after finding a place like the one you recommended, Jason- I'm up in Seattle area. I was hoping to get over to see your chassis before it heads off to you, but probably won't make it... and hopefully it's already on its way to you. Such great work.
Good news. There is a Gas Tank RENU dealer in your neck of the woods.

Gas Tank Renu – USA, Spokane
Northwest Radiator
4715 East Trent Ave.
Spokane, Washington 99212
Owner: Wayne Werner

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