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Have A leak on a seam. its " long and looks like a sealer had been used post operation for years This tank holds a gallon maybe. do you have any suggestions on this leak, a fella close by said jb weld. I am at A loss on this; If i buy a quart of sealer i could have bought another tank.which is $60.00 bob s thank you
 

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Have A leak on a seam. its "Whats long, and looks like a sealer, had been us in the past.This tank holds a gallon maybe. Do you have any suggestions on this leak, a fella close by said jb weld. I am at A loss on this; If i buy a quart of sealer i could have bought another tank.which is $76.00 bob s thank you:dunno:
maybe a new tank is in order right now. The tank is old but in great shape other than the leak
 

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Bob,

Have you ever used (or tried) Kreem fuel tank sealer?? It's not cheap but the few times I've used it I've had excellent results. They were motorcycle gas tanks and I had to seal them before I did the body and paint work on them.

I would use this before I would trust J.B. Weld -

----> Amazon.com: kreem fuel tank liner
 

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Bob,

Have you ever used (or tried) Kreem fuel tank sealer?? It's not cheap but the few times I've used it I've had excellent results. They were motorcycle gas tanks and I had to seal them before I did the body and paint work on them.

I would use this before I would trust J.B. Weld -

----> Amazon.com: kreem fuel tank liner
problem is this tank is $76.00 and sealer is no less than $40.00. And most of it will dry up from non use.I just need A quart or a Pint even.
 

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I've had mixed results with JB weld. I had a seam that seeped a little from a small dent on my snowblower that I used it on and it has held for probably 10 years or more. I put it on a stress crack on a tank on my old tiller twice now and it only lasted about a year both times before leaking again. The second time around on the tiller I made sure to clean the surface really well and even rough it up a bit thinking that would help but it still did not hold for long.
 

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I've had mixed results with JB weld. I had a seam that seeped a little from a small dent on my snowblower that I used it on and it has held for probably 10 years or more. I put it on a stress crack on a tank on my old tiller twice now and it only lasted about a year both times before leaking again. The second time around on the tiller I made sure to clean the surface really well and even rough it up a bit thinking that would help but it still did not hold for long.
I went down and got some of that epoxy clay like stuff ...you kneed it good wire brush the offending seam. dried harder than A rock, it cost me $5.00 in the process. Though,... i messed up the governor, and now the motor is in the shop.BUT that seam is repaired ..or is it just fixed? Anyway!!... i should have left the tank on the motor and cleaned up the tank seam. i turned An easy job into A hard one .
thank you for the good suggestion mark bob s very pleased
 

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try the pic again. I didn't use 1/4th of the product to seal the small tank.
I have been having fits getting a seal around new fuel lines into the plastic tank on my string trimmer. I wonder if that stuff would bond with the plastic to seal round them? I would only need about a tablespoon of it.

Kind of like tire bead sealer. Smallest I could find was a quart. All I needed it for was a couple small tires. Can should last me 20 years if I can keep it from solidifying into a solid block of rubber before the next time I need it. :ROFL
 

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I have been having fits getting a seal around new fuel lines into the plastic tank on my string trimmer. I wonder if that stuff would bond with the plastic to seal round them? I would only need about a tablespoon of it.

Kind of like tire bead sealer. Smallest I could find was a quart. All I needed it for was a couple small tires. Can should last me 20 years if I can keep it from solidifying into a solid block of rubber before the next time I need it. :ROFL
thats generaly what happens to me, buy baseball diamond; to get A baseball.i got the this stop leak stuff from Advane auto parts supposed to work on plastic too. I used About A thimble full ,but this stuff is going to work good other places too. Very very happy with the results btw- i broke the rope pull mech;; Well the shop that did the repair did it,And i finally got the choke working and the engine idling great . So the guy who fixed it Says hey bob! that motor needs some internals gone thru, i just turned to him And said; I only run this motor two weeks ayear and thats about 6 hours total. When it blows up i'll be in the ground anyway heh heh:sidelaugh
 
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