Leaking Fuel tank

Corrosion, Paint, Through Hulls, etc.
jralbert
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Re: Leaking Fuel tank

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Fastjeff wrote: Tue May 17, 2022 7:38 am That looks like the dreaded Whote Gook that is created by ethanol gas and cannot be burned by any known additive. It's also corrosive.
Ditto what Jeff said. Busia is doing the only thing feasible - drain it all and start afresh. If we kept using the boats as we do cars and trucks, there's be little chance for condensation buildup but then we'd be broke.
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Chesapeake Bay
twin 318 / 240 hp
Potomac MD
barkleydave
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Re: Leaking Fuel tank

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Be prepared for sticker shock!
Had to replace orig. tank in my little Chris craft.

Custom 21 gal aluminum tank $1000 !
Boat shop said prices for tanks triple cost past year!
1987 Marinette 29 FB Sedan
Retired Boat Accident UL and USCG trained investigator
Retired USCG Captain
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