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Old 11-05-2008, 12:48 AM   #1
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I've just noticed that i have a crack in my fuel tank and i have to race this weekend. I have some hi temp gasket silicone made by loctite, would this be better to put on the small hairline crack or would i be better off putting some CA on it?

Any help would be great, thanks.
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Old 11-05-2008, 04:23 AM   #2
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when i cracked my tank and i used an old soldering iron to melt the plastic together worked a treat and still working well
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I too use the soldering iron sealing method. Also pressure test the tank along with your fuel and pressure line attached. The easiest method is to pressureize it, pinch the lines, and submerge the assembly under water. Air bubbles will escape at the location of the leak.
The repair is a temporary solution, and will suffice until you can install a new tank. Pressure test your new tank also.
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i had that problem but what i did was get that part # uh uh (T0060)and the problem went away
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i had that problem but what i did was get that part # uh uh (T0060)and the problem went away
LOL The soldering iron/ cigarette lighter gimmick works in a bind. Just be sure there is NO fuel in it. If there is just look for the emerald green flame thats burning the hair off of your arm. The best fix is to get that part#(H0866 for me).
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