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Old 02-01-2011, 08:02 PM   #74
ebrabaek
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Originally Posted by Captain Beardylocks View Post
This was my plan, although I'm not sure how soon I'll be getting to that project. Is there anyone around here who's familiar with making composite tanks, as far as what materials are safe to use with gas? I suppose I could always learn to google.....
Yes....... The key is to use Carbon Fiber...no Kevlar...... Then use epoxy like this....
http://cgi.ebay.com/GASOLINE-RESISTA...item483a8b15ec

Ethanol is the killer here....not the gasoline...... Make sure the entire inside is coated with resin....so no ethanol/gas escapes and de-gasses the matrix..... Other than that....easy....



Erling
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