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Well,

Larry has my carbs, and they are gummed up with something. Turns out that my tank, and another that were both sealed at the same radiator shop, had this problem. Larry is having some trouble taking them apart even, has to get a new extractor since my jets are stuck so bad in there. He just rebuilt these carbs a year and a half ago.



So I drained all the gas out of my tank to check it, and there is a bunch of reddish white crud in the bottom of the bottle that I skim off of the top.



I guess this means I need to re-seal the tank.I was going to get the POR15 Heavy Duty cycle tank kit. Problem is that the tank was sealed b/c it was starting to leak, so I guess that even the sealing part will be a pain in the ass for me.



Luckily I still have my little 3 gallon custom tank, so if my carbs get back i an ride while I fix the tank. If it leaks bad, I guess I will be doing a lot of work on it.



So, I'm a little down, but what can you do, sometime things happen.



Mike
 

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I got the contact number for the folks that sealed it and will call them tomorrow - pretty sure I can remove the stuff with acetone, and the POR15 kit comes with a stripper designed to remove prior seal coats.



I'm not even sure how to go about finding someone who could fix the tank, I think I will just do it myself. I have access to all the tools one might need, I'm just not sure what to even look up in the phone book to find someone who can even fix up a tank.



Mike
 
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