Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Fordor gas tank felt sealer

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Fordor gas tank felt sealer

    I am ready to install a replacement gas tank on my 28 Fordor Leatherback. The original 6" X 6" felt was salvagable after removing the hardened tar-like sealer arounf the hole for the tank filler spout. What sealer should I use on the felt before I install the tank?
    Thanks, Supergnat

  • #2
    I have attached photos of the tank felt as I found it on my old tank and how it looks after I removed the hardened sealer. Would Permatex #2 be good to use around the felt to prevent any spilled gas seepage?

    Comment


    • #3
      i would use permatex right stuff its fuel proof...
      3 ~ Tudor's
      Henry Ford said
      "It's all nuts and bolts"


      Mitch's Auto Service ctr

      Comment

      Related Topics

      Collapse

      • Supergnat
        28 Fordor Leatherback gas tank installation problem
        by Supergnat
        I am attempting to install a replacement gas tnk in my Oct 28 Fordor Leatherback. I have the tank bolted to the cowl but am unable to fit the firewall piece that holds the sediment bulb and terminal box in place. The opening is about 1/4 inch too small. Does anyone have a suggestion to resolve this problem. I This panel was difficult to remove when I was trying to get the old tank out. I'm afrais...
        05-25-2017, 12:52 PM
      • Corley
        Gas tank sealer
        by Corley
        When I built the 29 pickup, I used some Red Sealer on the gas tank. It came in a quart can, and when I dumped out the excess, I had almost a full quart left over. So, I saved it. Saw that can a few months back, shook it, and it was still liquid. So, I planned to use it on the new tank that I just welded a new filler spout in, just I case I had any pin hole leaks. It is a VW van tank, long and...
        12-09-2018, 08:56 PM
      • CSPIDY
        Gas Tank Rust Removal
        by CSPIDY
        Finally got around to addressing the rust in the gas tank of my 28 Tudor.
        the plan is to remove it, fill it with 10 gallons of Evaporust, clean with Por-15 cleaner degreaser, then prep with the Por-15 metal prep, followed with Por-15 paint coating.
        what are your thoughts? I have heard good reports on the Por-15 paint but have some reservations using an internal coating.
        any advise...
        01-18-2019, 12:52 PM
      • wrndln
        Checking 28/29 gas tank for leakage
        by wrndln
        I have what looks like a nice gas tank I plan to use on my 29 CCPU. I bought it at a swap meet, so I have no idea of its history. It is a rare tank that doesn't need the radiator bracket areas repaired on the firewall of the tank - I have 6 or 7 gas tanks and all need the bracket area repaired, some more than others. Some 28/29 gas tanks have seepage around the steering wheel bracket on the tank...
        07-27-2019, 11:25 AM
      • Bill G
        Gas tank welt - 29 Tudor
        by Bill G
        When installing the welt around the gas tank, should I use any adhesive or sealer, or is the pressure provided by all the small bolts around the tank and cowl enough to keep the rain out?
        11-06-2018, 01:21 AM
      • BillLee/Chandler, TX
        After you get it clean .....
        by BillLee/Chandler, TX
        I am getting ready to replace a leaking gas tank in my Tudor, I have a very good one coming from Berts, but ..... I'm not totally sure what I should do now.

        I have read Brent's thread over on the old barn regarding getting a tank clean, by cutting apart and then re-welding. But what do you do AFTER you get it clean? What do you do to keep it from turning back into a rusty tank?
        ...
        02-04-2018, 11:54 AM
      • gdaquilina
        Gas Tank Baffles
        by gdaquilina
        Do the gas tank baffles ever come loose and bang around in the tank? I have a very sharp metallic sound when going over bumps that sounds as if it is coming from the gas tank. I have checked everything that is anywhere near the cowl for looseness and signs of metal on metal contact and have come up empty. Any ideas?
        08-05-2019, 05:06 PM
      • Beauford
        Gas tank blues...
        by Beauford
        So when I received a gas tank I purchased I really didn't give it a good once over since the deal was done and guy said it had no dents and was a really nice tank. Got it back from sand blaster....what a waste of money. Huge whammy in the top corner. Nasty welds on upper corners of dash. Looks like fuel valve was snapped or cut off so there is a mess there....nobody will work on a tank correct due...
        07-18-2017, 05:44 PM
      • P. Crosby
        Gas Tank Face Finish
        by P. Crosby
        On a 31 Standard Tudor is the face of the gas tank, the inside visible portion, glossy or satiny?
        04-09-2018, 08:41 PM
      • old victoria
        rust 911 update
        by old victoria
        Monday filled the tank 1/2 full of water than added rust 911 filled the tank to the top with water put on the cap and shook the car today drained the tank NO RUST LEFT! Also spilled some on the paint no harm done. great stuff
        12-18-2018, 04:14 PM
      Working...
      X