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    Fuel tank

    Just wondering what other have done with their tank. Painted, just cleared, etc.... Thinking about just having mine powder coated clear.
    Offline 12-28-2010 12:04 PM
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      RE: Fuel tank

      Just painted black here.
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        RE: Fuel tank

        Years ago, I replaced the tank on my '73 Mach I and painted it silver. While I remember it was allegedly painted that color for a "performance-related" reason, I cannot for the life of me recall now as to what that reason wasAngry!

        When (and if) I remember the reason I used that color, I will post itSmile.


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          RE: Fuel tank

          Depends, if you have a new tank. Clear coat to prevent rust.
          On my old tank I painted with a flat silver paint to try to match the factory galvanizing color.
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            RE: Fuel tank

            just painted black also.
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              RE: Fuel tank

              (12-28-2010 04:51 PM)jorgem2 Wrote:  Depends, if you have a new tank. Clear coat to prevent rust.
              On my old tank I painted with a flat silver paint to try to match the factory galvanizing color.

              Yeah its new
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                RE: Fuel tank

                Would powder coat adhere to the galvanized? Usually you need to have stuff blasted to get some tooth for the powder coat to stick to.
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                  RE: Fuel tank

                  (12-28-2010 11:04 PM)droptop73 Wrote:  Would powder coat adhere to the galvanized? Usually you need to have stuff blasted to get some tooth for the powder coat to stick to.

                  not exactly sure on the blasing but my uncle had his done and seems to be holding up ok. Good point though.
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                    RE: Fuel tank

                    Just wondering, a friend of mine had a set of polished aluminum wheels done and the coating did not stick long term.
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                      RE: Fuel tank

                      (12-29-2010 06:19 PM)droptop73 Wrote:  Just wondering, a friend of mine had a set of polished aluminum wheels done and the coating did not stick long term.

                      HMMMM looks like some homework is in order.Angry
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