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Old 06-20-2012, 12:05 AM
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Default Re: Gas tank options

Originally Posted by DIANY View Post
thats all? a little more instruction would help.. GREAT list of items.. but...what do you do with the foam? maybe a link to a post?
There's a whole thread on this somewhere here, but the essentials are simple:

The foam is meant to be carved in the shape of the tank, a little smaller than actual size though. I think you install fittings in the foam before the fabrication process, but don't quote me.

You put the fiberglass onto the foam pattern using the mixed resin and hardener. When it cures, you have a fiberglass tank shell around a foam block. You pour some acetone into the shell to dissolve the foam, pour out the gunk, rinse thoroughly, and you have a gas tank. Sand and paint to taste.

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