Fuel Tank Refurb/repair

Discussion in 'Capri Chit Chat' started by robt100, 19 August 2013.

  1. robt100

    robt100 Registered Capri Power Member

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    I have a bare shall fuel tank to put on my capri, and although the outside has been re-done the inside of the tank is not great! It has been smoke tested for leaks and was all ok apparently, but when you move the tank you get that "rushing" sound of the little rust granules rattling around inside!

    I was wondering if anyone knew where I could go to get the tank cleaned up inside and the seals etc put it (I have most of them). I have seen kits on ebay for about £60, but I just dont have the space or the time. So if anyone know of anywhere that does it (or anyone on here that could do it!) please let me know on here. Or if theres any alternative apart from another tank that I havent thought of please suggest them!
     
  2. ELVIS

    ELVIS Registered Capri Power Member

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    http://www.brownlowradiators.com/product/fuel-tank-re-nu/

    I got this done to my tank a few months ago. It's like a brand new tank now £130 about
     
  3. axle42

    axle42 Registered Capri Power Member

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    I looked into this last year but was told not do it to a tank with a swirl pot inside
     
  4. robt100

    robt100 Registered Capri Power Member

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    why not with a swirl pot? It is a 2.8 tank so that might be an issue.
     
  5. Liverpool-Lad

    Liverpool-Lad Registered Capri Power Member

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    Too complex for a thick rubberised solution at a guess.
     
  6. ELVIS

    ELVIS Registered Capri Power Member

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    My tank is a 2.8 one. No problem doing it to a Capri with a swirl pot. Only a myth that they can't be done
     
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    robt100 Registered Capri Power Member

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    is the tank working fine elvis? Shame the place you mentioned is so far away, wouldnt make sense to send it that far.
     
  8. gray

    gray Registered Capri Power Member

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    Courier it over and arrange shipping, 130 plus p and p would work out at 160, and you'll have a properly reconditioned tank. Brownlow are a decent crowd, they will leave the tank perfect.
     

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