T&T: Heritage east fuel tank repair

Mike Miles mikecambrai at gmail.com
Thu May 28 08:22:22 EDT 2020


Looks like I got a little confused with my answer. I read that you had a 
water tank, so forget about the bit about cement washing. Just use the 
Leakfix on the outside of your diesel tank. It really does work 
extremely well and I have repaired a diesel tank wth the diesel still 
leaking!

Mike

On 28/05/2020 13:13, Mike Miles wrote:
> Cleaning the inside of the tank would be a good thing. If you have an 
> opening you should really give it a cement wash of some sort. Perhaps 
> you need an opening anyway? To fix the outside I have used 'Leakfix' 
> for the past 40years mostly on diesel tanks. It is a 2 part epoxy type 
> resin in a tube or tub. If it can fix diesel tank leaks I would be 
> very confident with a water tank.
>
> Mike
>
> On 28/05/2020 13:07, lee cohen via Trawlers-and-Trawlering wrote:
>> My 1986 heritage east starboard fuel tank leaked out. The inside was 
>> full
>> of rust and oxidation. I've been told of ways to fix this without the 
>> need
>> for tank replacement which is out of the question.  I've seen various
>> sealer chemicals advertised.  What options do I have?
>> Thx Lee
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