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#1 TDMTAM

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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:22 PM

I am needing to clean of some slight surface rust from the inside of Mrs TDMTAM's Radian tank due to it being sat with no petrol in it over winter.
I take it the best method is the old "paraffin and a handful of bolts and shake it" method.
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Posted 13 April 2012 - 12:49 PM

QUOTE(TDMTAM @ Fri 13th Apr 2012, 12:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am needing to clean of some slight surface rust from the inside of Mrs TDMTAM's Radian tank due to it being sat with no petrol in it over winter.
I take it the best method is the old "paraffin and a handful of bolts and shake it" method.
TAM

Tam,

I used this stuff with fabulous results. And my tank wasn't just surface rust either :

http://www.bilthambe...cname=Corrosion Removal&name=fuel tank cleaning kit

Tank then finished off & sealed with:

http://www.therustsh...mp;productId=46

Jobs a good un!


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