Author Topic: Fuel tank rubber coating  (Read 592 times)

emptyhead

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Fuel tank rubber coating
« on: March 29, 2019, 09:25:12 AM »
What are you guys that are making your tanks using to coat the outside of the tank and how thick are you making it. Thanks.

steve1973

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Re: Fuel tank rubber coating
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2019, 11:13:25 AM »
I took my new tanks to Arma Coatings and they put a 1/4 inch thick covering on them. When I went to install them with the correct wood backing and bottom the tanks didn't fit. I had to leave the backing out and was able to keep the bottom piece. I recommend to check fit with wood pieces and cover before putting on a rubber coat. It might save a headache or two afterwards.

Here is a link to the info on the wood pieces if you didn't know about them.

http://halftrackinfo.com/index.php?topic=86.0


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colkking

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Re: Fuel tank rubber coating
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2019, 12:35:15 PM »
What do you think of using something like Rhino Lining on the tanks?

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Re: Fuel tank rubber coating
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2019, 12:02:46 PM »
That is make I did to mine.  It was either Rhino liner or some other bed/undercoating.  Even with that along with the backing board, it was tight putting the cover on.
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emptyhead

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Re: Fuel tank rubber coating
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2019, 02:07:40 PM »
I came across a half used roll of ice dam from some roof repair I did awhile back. It’s a rubber material with an adhesive side. I’ll post a pic when I try it