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06-09-2016, 02:58 PM,
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Holes in the tank.....repairable?
Here I am again. The tank I've got has very small pin size holes but all over the front of the tank. I'm not sure what happened but I'm thinking that while it sat in the sun for years (Yes I am that guy) the heat brought the gas that was left in the tank to a temp that allowed it to eat through the tank? Long story short, I want to know if this is repairable or if it would be best to just buy a new tank. I'm working to rebuild my 1999 V-Start 1100 Custom. I've a attached a pic.    

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06-09-2016, 04:19 PM,
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RE: Holes in the tank.....repairable?
I don't know this for shure, but I was told that the tanks have a type of chemical liner on the inside to prevent rust. Once it's gone the tank will rust from the inside out.
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06-11-2016, 01:58 PM,
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RE: Holes in the tank.....repairable?
(06-09-2016, 02:58 PM)Leonidas185 Wrote: Here I am again. The tank I've got has very small pin size holes but all over the front of the tank. I'm not sure what happened but I'm thinking that while it sat in the sun for years (Yes I am that guy) the heat brought the gas that was left in the tank to a temp that allowed it to eat through the tank? Long story short, I want to know if this is repairable or if it would be best to just buy a new tank. I'm working to rebuild my 1999 V-Start 1100 Custom. I've a attached a pic.

Thanks guys (and gals if any!)
You can blast the outside of the tank to see what you will be dealing with. You might can silver solder them up. Then creme the inside of the tank. Depends on how you look at things. I like a challenge but sometimes that challenge becomes a night mare. It can be done with a lot of time and patients it whether its worth your time or not.
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