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Old 03-21-2012, 07:01 PM   #16
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I just refinished a tank with the POR-15. The red liner was blistering and there was very light rust on the bare spots. The kit was easy to use and looks great. I bought rubber stoppers at the local hardware store to plug the petcock and filler holes.
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:19 PM   #17
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We want to see some photos down the filler neck!
With my flashlight I was able to look down the tank and get a decent shot. Here's what it looks like:

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Old 03-21-2012, 09:13 PM   #18
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Wow, is that what i think it is, Saturn devowering his Son? Saw that in a museum in Barcelona over 15 years ago and it always stuck with me.

Must be a mess in that tank!
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:57 PM   #19
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With my flashlight I was able to look down the tank and get a decent shot. Here's what it looks like:

Excellent......thread degradation at its finest, Tank corrosion to Spanish art. Bravo !!!
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:14 PM   #20
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With my flashlight I was able to look down the tank and get a decent shot. Here's what it looks like:
I looked inside one a couple weeks back with a borescope, did not really like what I saw. I could play at capturing the images....may even find the face of Christ in there then sell it of Flea Bay for well over what it is worth now. With documentation of course.

Christ de Tabarnak...!

Not very hard soldering pinholes in tanks, grandpa teached me that a long time ago. Good solder,acid paste,a plumber's iron and a way to heat up the iron.
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Old 03-22-2012, 08:18 AM   #21
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With my flashlight I was able to look down the tank and get a decent shot. Here's what it looks like:

I'd probably buy a new tank then.
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Old 03-23-2012, 06:54 PM   #22
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Thanks Guys

I really appreciate your input. I'll post pics of the new paint job, depending on how well it turns out.
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Old 03-25-2012, 11:18 AM   #23
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Thanks Guys

I really appreciate your input. I'll post pics of the new paint job, depending on how well it turns out.
No...you post pictures either way.

That way we all learn something.
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Old 03-25-2012, 06:25 PM   #24
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Good idea. I'll start a new thread with before and after pics.
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Old 03-25-2012, 08:18 PM   #25
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No! Wait...

You already did!
Post pics man!!!!
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Old 03-26-2012, 07:43 AM   #26
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PORs ?

I have a question for the guys who use the PORs system. is the 8 oz can of liner enough for two 5 gallon tanks?
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Old 03-31-2012, 05:19 PM   #27
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I have a question for the guys who use the PORs system. is the 8 oz can of liner enough for two 5 gallon tanks?
I had two tanks that needed sealant and had the same concern. For an extra $20 I bought the automotive tank kit. It contains 2 quart bottles of cleaner, a quart of etch, and 32 oz of sealant. I was surprised how little sealant was actually used once the tanks were drained. A smaller kit would have probably worked but the larger kit made sloshing the sealant fast and easy with no concerns of missing any areas.
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Old 04-08-2012, 06:46 AM   #28
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I did a 2 smaller tanks- a Suzuki T250 & a Bultaco Campera tank at the same time & they were well covered by the small can of POR 15 .
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Old 04-09-2012, 08:42 AM   #29
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Will be trying out my first POR treatment.

My concern is the protection of the tank's paint and pinstripes. Is it sufficient if I bubble wrap these areas?

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Old 04-09-2012, 10:09 AM   #30
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Bubble wrap will help against chips and dings but unless the exterior sealed against drips and liquid spills .........

Seal the exterior against liquids and Then against dings.
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