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Old 27-08-18, 02:53 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by 4v6 View Post
You could likely solder repair a new outlet pipe to repair the issue.
Ive welded tanks in the past but you have to ensure its clear of any liquid fuel and vapours.
I did it by removing the sender unit and drying the interior of the tank with a vacuum cleaner on blow then washing it out with detergent drying it again then filling the tank with argon.

Problem is that welds corrode after a while, brazing is a better option but that can buckle the tank due to heat dispersal around the repair.
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